Risk premium on lending reached 3.20 % in 2017 in USA, according to the National Central Bank. This is 0.34 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, risk premium on lending in USA reached an all time high of 4.79 % in 1981 and an all time low of 0.587 % in 1965. When compared to USA's main peers, risk premium on lending in Canada amounted to 2.18 %, 1.20 % in Japan and 0.653 % in Mexico in 2017.
USA has been ranked 39th within the group of 59 countries we follow in terms of risk premium on lending, 13 places above the position seen 10 years ago.