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Commercial bank prime lending rate

Commercial bank prime lending rate

This entry provides a simple average of annualized interest rates commercial banks charge on new loans, denominated in the national currency, to their most credit-worthy customers.

RankCountry(%)Date of Information
1Madagascar52.5031 December 2011 est.
2Brazil43.8831 December 2011 est.
3Congo, Democratic Republic of the43.7531 December 2011 est.
4Kyrgyzstan34.0731 December 2011 est.
5Zimbabwe34.0031 December 2011 est.
6Paraguay28.9431 December 2011 est.
7Gambia, The28.0031 December 2011 est.
8Guinea28.0031 December 2011 est.
9Sao Tome and Principe26.7531 December 2011 est.
10Tajikistan26.3431 December 2011 est.
11Georgia25.8731 December 2011 est.
12Yemen25.0031 December 2011 est.
13Malawi23.8031 December 2011 est.
14Laos21.9031 December 2011 est.
15Uganda21.8331 December 2011 est.
16Sierra Leone21.0031 December 2011 est.
17Jamaica19.5131 December 2011 est.
18Mozambique19.1031 December 2011 est.
19Azerbaijan19.0031 December 2011 est.
20Zambia18.8431 December 2011 est.
21Angola18.7631 December 2011 est.
22Peru18.6931 December 2011 est.
23Honduras18.5631 December 2011 est.
24Ghana18.2031 December 2011 est.
25Armenia17.7631 December 2011 est.
26Rwanda17.4031 December 2011 est.
27Serbia17.2031 December 2011 est.
28Venezuela17.1531 December 2011 est.
29Mauritania17.0031 December 2011 est.
30Turkey17.0031 December 2011 est.
31Vietnam16.9631 December 2011 est.
32Burma16.3331 December 2011 est.
33Costa Rica16.1531 December 2011 est.
34Nigeria16.0231 December 2011 est.
35Ethiopia16.0031 December 2011 est.
36Ukraine15.9531 December 2011 est.
37Dominican Republic15.5531 December 2011 est.
38Mongolia15.5031 December 2011 est.
39Cambodia15.2231 December 2011 est.
40Afghanistan15.1531 December 2011 est.
41Kenya15.0531 December 2011 est.
42Guinea-Bissau15.0031 December 2011 est.
43Gabon15.0031 December 2011 est.
44Central African Republic15.0031 December 2011 est.
45Congo, Republic of the15.0031 December 2011 est.
46Chad15.0031 December 2011 est.
47Equatorial Guinea15.0031 December 2011 est.
48Tanzania14.9631 December 2011 est.
49Senegal14.5031 December 2011 est.
50Guyana14.4531 December 2011 est.
51Moldova14.4431 December 2011 est.
52Micronesia, Federated States of14.3531 December 2011 est.
53Kosovo14.3131 December 2010 est.
54Bhutan14.1631 December 2011 est.
55Pakistan14.1231 December 2011 est.
56Argentina14.0931 December 2011 est.
57Cameroon14.0031 December 2011 est.
58Liberia13.7531 December 2011 est.
59Belarus13.5831 December 2011 est.
60Guatemala13.4331 December 2011 est.
61Belize13.3631 December 2011 est.
62Bangladesh13.2531 December 2011 est.
63Burundi13.2331 December 2011 est.
64Solomon Islands13.1731 December 2011 est.
65Albania12.4331 December 2011 est.
66Indonesia12.4031 December 2011 est.
67Romania12.1231 December 2011 est.
68Suriname11.7531 December 2011 est.
69Haiti11.6131 December 2011 est.
70Colombia11.2231 December 2011 est.
71Tonga11.2131 December 2011 est.
72Seychelles11.1931 December 2011 est.
73Timor-Leste11.0431 December 2011 est.
74Egypt11.0331 December 2011 est.
75Botswana11.0031 December 2011 est.
76Iran11.0031 December 2011 est.
77Antigua and Barbuda10.9331 December 2011 est.
78Bolivia10.9231 December 2011 est.
79Papua New Guinea10.8131 December 2011 est.
80Grenada10.6831 December 2011 est.
81Bulgaria10.6331 December 2011 est.
82Djibouti10.6131 December 2011 est.
83Nicaragua10.5431 December 2011 est.
84Syria10.5031 December 2011 est.
85Lesotho10.4031 December 2011 est.
86Maldives10.2031 December 2011 est.
87India10.1931 December 2011 est.
88Saint Lucia10.0031 December 2011 est.
89Samoa9.9731 December 2011 est.
90Cape Verde9.8131 December 2011 est.
91Uruguay9.7831 December 2011 est.
92Croatia9.6831 December 2011 est.
93Montenegro9.5331 December 2010 est.
94Saint Kitts and Nevis9.4531 December 2011 est.
95Sri Lanka9.4131 December 2011 est.
96Anguilla9.2931 December 2011 est.
97Saint Vincent and the Grenadines9.1331 December 2011 est.
98Chile9.0331 December 2011 est.
99Aruba9.0031 December 2011 est.
100Mali9.0031 December 2011 est.
101Swaziland9.0031 December 2011 est.
102South Africa9.0031 December 2011 est.
103Mauritius8.9231 December 2011 est.
104Dominica8.8831 December 2011 est.
105Macedonia8.8731 December 2011 est.
106Namibia8.7331 December 2011 est.
107Barbados8.7031 December 2011 est.
108Jordan8.6731 December 2011 est.
109Montserrat8.5631 December 2011 est.
110Poland8.4731 December 2011 est.
111Russia8.4531 December 2011 est.
112Ecuador8.3531 December 2011 est.
113Hungary8.3431 December 2011 est.
114Spain8.0931 December 2011 est.
115Algeria8.0031 December 2011 est.
116Nepal8.0031 December 2011 est.
117Trinidad and Tobago7.9731 December 2011 est.
118Australia7.7431 December 2011 est.
119Iceland7.7031 December 2011 est.
120Lebanon7.5331 December 2011 est.
121European Union7.5231 December 2009 est.
122Fiji7.4731 December 2011 est.
123Comoros7.2931 December 2011 est.
124Saudi Arabia7.2031 December 2011 est.
125Greece7.1531 December 2011 est.
126Bosnia and Herzegovina7.1431 December 2011 est.
127Thailand6.9131 December 2011 est.
128Panama6.9131 December 2011 est.
129Bahrain6.8331 December 2011 est.
130Cyprus6.8331 December 2011 est.
131West Bank6.7931 December 2011 est.
132Tunisia6.7631 December 2011 est.
133Kazakhstan6.7131 December 2011 est.
134Philippines6.6631 December 2011 est.
135China6.5631 December 2011 est.
136Latvia6.3931 December 2011 est.
137Morocco6.3231 December 2011 est.
138Oman6.1931 December 2011 est.
139Estonia6.1231 December 2011 est.
140New Zealand6.1131 December 2011 est.
141Libya6.0031 December 2011 est.
142Iraq6.0031 December 2011 est.
143El Salvador5.9931 December 2011 est.
144Slovenia5.8231 December 2011 est.
145Lithuania5.7831 December 2011 est.
146Korea, South5.7731 December 2011 est.
147Czech Republic5.7231 December 2011 est.
148Portugal5.7131 December 2011 est.
149Israel5.5431 December 2011 est.
150Brunei5.5031 December 2011 est.
151Vanuatu5.5031 December 2011 est.
152Qatar5.4931 December 2011 est.
153San Marino5.3831 December 2010 est.
154Singapore5.3831 December 2011 est.
155Macau5.2531 December 2011 est.
156Kuwait5.2031 December 2011 est.
157Bahamas, The5.0631 December 2011 est.
158Hong Kong5.0031 December 2011 est.
159Mexico4.9231 December 2011 est.
160Malaysia4.8331 December 2011 est.
161Malta4.7631 December 2011 est.
162Italy4.6031 December 2011 est.
163Denmark4.5031 December 2011 est.
164Norway4.4031 December 2011 est.
165Cote d'Ivoire4.3031 December 2011 est.
166Niger4.3031 December 2011 est.
167Sweden4.2831 December 2011 est.
168United Kingdom4.0831 December 2011 est.
169Germany3.9431 December 2011 est.
170Belgium3.9331 December 2011 est.
171Slovakia3.9131 December 2011 est.
172Ireland3.8131 December 2011 est.
173France3.4331 December 2011 est.
174United States3.2531 December 2011 est.
175Netherlands3.1931 December 2011 est.
176Canada3.0031 December 2011 est.
177Austria2.9531 December 2011 est.
178Taiwan2.8831 December 2011 est.
179Switzerland2.7231 December 2011 est.
180Finland2.6831 December 2011 est.
181Japan1.4831 December 2011 est.