Central bank discount rate

Central bank discount rate

Central bank discount rate compares the annualized interest rate a country's central bank charges commercial, depository banks for loans to meet temporary shortages of funds.

RankCountry(%)Date of Information
1Zimbabwe975.0031 December 2007
2Angola30.0031 December 2009 est.
3Venezuela29.5031 December 2009
4Sao Tome and Principe28.0031 December 2008
5Costa Rica23.0031 December 2009 est.
6Guinea22.2531 December 2005
7Congo, Democratic Republic of the20.0031 December 2011 est.
8Ghana17.0031 December 2008
9Turkey15.0022 December 2009
10Malawi15.0031 December 2008
11Vietnam15.0031 December 2011
12Zambia14.4931 December 2008
13Pakistan14.0031 December 2010 est.
14Belarus13.5031 December 2009 est.
15Mongolia12.2531 December 2011 est.
16Belize12.0031 December 2009 est.
17Burma12.0031 December 2009 est.
18Mauritania12.0031 December 2007
19Namibia12.0031 December 2010 est.
20Ukraine11.9731 December 2010 est.
21Serbia11.756 February 2013
22Rwanda11.2531 December 2008
23Gambia, The11.0031 December 2008
24Brazil11.0031 December 2011 est.
25Lesotho10.0031 December 2010 est.
26Lebanon10.0031 December 2009 est.
27Botswana10.0031 December 2009 est.
28Burundi10.0031 December 2009 est.
29Uganda9.6531 December 2009 est.
30Uruguay8.7531 December 2011
31Egypt8.6831 December 2010 est.
32Ecuador8.6831 December 2010
33Russia8.0031 December 2011
34India8.0031 December 2010 est.
35Sri Lanka7.5019 December 2012 est.
36Cabo Verde7.5031 December 2009 est.
37Kazakhstan7.5031 December 2011 est.
38Trinidad and Tobago7.2531 December 2009 est.
39Armenia7.252 December 2008
40Barbados7.0031 December 2009 est.
41Hungary7.0031 December 2011
42Croatia7.0031 December 2012 est.
43South Africa7.0031 December 2009
44Maldives6.9631 December 2011 est.
45Papua New Guinea6.9231 December 2009 est.
46Saint Vincent and the Grenadines6.5031 December 2009 est.
47Grenada6.5031 December 2008
48Montserrat6.5031 December 2009 est.
49Saint Lucia6.5031 December 2009 est.
50Tajikistan6.5031 December 2012 est.
51Dominica6.5031 December 2009 est.
52Swaziland6.5031 December 2009 est.
53Antigua and Barbuda6.5031 December 2009 est.
54Nepal6.5031 December 2009 est.
55Anguilla6.5031 December 2009 est.
56Saint Kitts and Nevis6.5031 December 2008
57Indonesia6.4631 December 2009
58Vanuatu6.0031 December 2009 est.
59Nigeria6.0031 December 2009 est.
60Iraq6.00December 2011
61Paraguay6.0031 December 2011 est.
62Iceland5.7531 December 2010 est.
63Philippines5.6031 December 2011 est.
64Cambodia5.2531 December 2007
65Azerbaijan5.2531 December 2011 est.
66Romania5.2531 December 2012
67Georgia5.2531 December 2012
68Peru5.0531 December 2011
69Bangladesh5.0031 December 2009 est.
70New Zealand5.0031 December 2008
71Syria5.0031 December 2012 est.
72Colombia5.0031 December 2010
73Qatar4.9331 December 2011 est.
74Niger4.7531 December 2008
75Congo, Republic of the4.7531 December 2008
76Chad4.7531 December 2008
77Guinea-Bissau4.7531 December 2008
78Central African Republic4.7531 December 2008
79Moldova4.5031 December 2012
80Bahamas, The4.5031 December 2012 est.
81Mexico4.5031 December 2011 est.
82Australia4.3531 December 2010 est.
83Burkina Faso4.2531 December 2009 est.
84Equatorial Guinea4.2531 December 2009 est.
85Mali4.2531 December 2009 est.
86Gabon4.2531 December 2009 est.
87Guyana4.2531 December 2010 est.
88Cote d'Ivoire4.2531 December 2009 est.
89Senegal4.2531 December 2009 est.
90Togo4.2531 December 2009 est.
91Benin4.2531 December 2009 est.
92Poland4.0031 December 2010 est.
93Algeria4.0031 December 2009 est.
94Laos4.0031 December 2009
95Bolivia4.0031 december 2012 est.
96Albania4.0031 December 2012 est.
97Macedonia3.7531 December 2012 est.
98Tanzania3.7031 December 2009 est.
99Latvia3.5031 December 2010 est.
100Morocco3.3131 December 2009 est.
101Mozambique3.2531 December 2010 est.
102Thailand3.2531 December 2011 est.
103Aruba3.0031 December 2009 est.
104Libya3.0031 December 2009 est.
105Fiji3.0031 December 2009 est.
106Kuwait3.0031 December 2009 est.
107Malaysia2.8331 December 2010
108Korea, South2.7531 December 2012
109Kyrgyzstan2.5031 December 2010 est.
110China2.2531 December 2012 est.
111Comoros2.2131 December 2009 est.
112Lithuania2.0631 December 2009 est.
113Taiwan1.8831 December 2011
114France1.7531 December 2010
115Norway1.7531 December 2009 est.
116Slovakia1.7531 December 2010 est.
117Israel1.7531 December 2012 est.
118Netherlands1.5031 December 2010
119Malta1.5031 December 2010
120Luxembourg1.5031 December 2010
121Greece1.5031 December 2010
122Germany1.5031 December 2010
123Finland1.5031 December 2010
124Ireland1.5031 December 2010
125European Union1.5031 December 2012
126Cyprus1.5031 December 2010
127Belgium1.5031 December 2010
128Spain1.5031 December 2010
129Slovenia1.5031 December 2012
130Portugal1.5031 December 2010
131Italy0.7531 December 2012
132Switzerland0.7531 December 2009 est.
133Denmark0.7531 December 2010 est.
134United Kingdom0.502012 est.
135Chile0.5031 December 2009 est.
136Hong Kong0.5031 December 2012
137United States0.5031 December 2009
138Sweden0.5031 December 2009 est.
139Japan0.3031 December 2009
140Canada0.2531 December 2009 est.
141Bulgaria0.2231 December 2011 est.
142Czech Republic0.0531 December 2012
143Oman0.0531 December 2009 est.

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