Swaziland - Lending interest rate

Lending interest rate (%)

The latest value for Lending interest rate (%) in Swaziland was 9.00 as of 2011. Over the past 40 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 20.63 in 1985 and 8.00 in 1973.

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
1971 9.00
1972 8.50
1973 8.00
1974 10.38
1975 10.75
1976 10.50
1977 10.50
1978 10.48
1979 9.75
1980 9.50
1981 11.25
1982 17.38
1983 16.50
1984 20.33
1985 20.63
1986 14.28
1987 11.87
1988 13.15
1989 14.50
1990 14.50
1991 16.02
1992 15.92
1993 14.35
1994 14.25
1995 17.05
1996 18.67
1997 19.50
1998 19.50
1999 17.42
2000 14.00
2001 13.25
2002 15.25
2003 14.63
2004 11.29
2005 10.63
2006 11.17
2007 13.17
2008 14.83
2009 11.38
2010 9.75
2011 9.00

Classification

Topic: Financial Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Interest rates