Risk premium on lending reached 330 % in 2007 in Zimbabwe, according to the National Central Bank. This is 89.7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, risk premium on lending in Zimbabwe reached an all time high of 330 % in 2007 and an all time low of -6.39 % in 1992. When compared to Zimbabwe's main peers, risk premium on lending in Mozambique amounted to 4.36 %, 4.05 % in South Africa and 6.94 % in Zambia in 2007.
Zimbabwe has been ranked 1st within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of risk premium on lending, 13 places above the position seen 10 years ago.