Lesotho - Lending interest rate

Lending interest rate (%)

The latest value for Lending interest rate (%) in Lesotho was 10.43 as of 2011. Over the past 31 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 20.42 in 1990 and 10.43 in 2011.

Definition: Lending rate is the bank rate that usually meets the short- and medium-term financing needs of the private sector. This rate is normally differentiated according to creditworthiness of borrowers and objectives of financing. The terms and conditions attached to these rates differ by country, however, limiting their comparability.

Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files.

See also:

Year Value
1980 11.00
1981 15.00
1982 17.00
1983 15.42
1984 17.58
1985 19.67
1986 13.42
1987 11.13
1988 13.67
1989 18.75
1990 20.42
1991 20.00
1992 18.25
1993 15.83
1994 14.25
1995 16.38
1996 17.71
1997 18.03
1998 20.06
1999 19.06
2000 17.11
2001 16.55
2002 17.11
2003 16.02
2004 12.38
2005 11.72
2006 12.16
2007 14.13
2008 16.19
2009 13.00
2010 11.22
2011 10.43

Classification

Topic: Financial Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Interest rates