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Country Comparison :: Central bank discount rate
This entry provides the annualized interest rate a country's central bank charges commercial, depository banks for loans to meet temporary shortages of funds.
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Rank
country (%) Date of Information
1 Zimbabwe
975.00
31 December 2007
2 Congo, Democratic Republic of the
70.00
31 December 2009 est.
3 Venezuela
33.50
31 December 2008
4 Angola
30.00
31 December 2009 est.
5 Sao Tome and Principe
28.00
31 December 2008
6 Turkey
25.00
31 December 2008
7 Costa Rica
23.00
31 December 2009 est.
8 Guinea
22.25
31 December 2005
9 Uruguay
20.00
31 December 2009 est.
10 Paraguay
20.00
31 December 2009 est.
11 Ghana
17.00
31 December 2008
12 Maldives
16.00
31 December 2009 est.
13 Kyrgyzstan
15.11
31 December 2009 est.
14 Sri Lanka
15.00
31 December 2009 est.
15 Malawi
15.00
31 December 2008
16 Iceland
14.55
31 December 2009 est.
17 Zambia
14.49
31 December 2008
18 Belarus
13.50
31 December 2009 est.
19 Pakistan
12.50
31 December 2009 est.
20 Burma
12.00
31 December 2009 est.
21 Mauritania
12.00
31 December 2007
22 Belize
12.00
31 December 2009 est.
23 South Africa
11.50
31 December 2008
24 Rwanda
11.25
31 December 2008
25 Gambia, The
11.00
31 December 2008
26 Mongolia
10.82
31 December 2009 est.
27 Lesotho
10.66
31 December 2009 est.
28 Ukraine
10.25
31 December 2009 est.
29 Lebanon
10.00
31 December 2009 est.
30 Botswana
10.00
31 December 2009 est.
31 Burundi
10.00
31 December 2009 est.
32 Mozambique
9.95
31 December 2009 est.
33 Serbia
9.92
31 December 2009 est.
34 Uganda
9.65
31 December 2009 est.
35 Ecuador
9.19
31 December 2009
36 Croatia
9.00
31 December 2009 est.
37 Iraq
8.83
31 December 2009 est.
38 Russia
8.75
31 December 2009 est.
39 Brazil
8.75
31 December 2009 est.
40 Egypt
8.50
31 December 2009 est.
41 Tajikistan
8.00
31 December 2009 est.
42 Vietnam
8.00
31 December 2009 est.
43 Cape Verde
7.50
31 December 2009 est.
44 Armenia
7.25
2 December 2008
45 Trinidad and Tobago
7.25
31 December 2009 est.
46 Barbados
7.00
31 December 2009 est.
47 Kazakhstan
7.00
31 December 2009 est.
48 Namibia
7.00
31 December 2009 est.
49 Papua New Guinea
6.92
31 December 2009 est.
50 Guyana
6.75
31 December 2009 est.
51 Anguilla
6.50
31 December 2009 est.
52 Dominica
6.50
31 December 2009 est.
53 Grenada
6.50
31 December 2008
54 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
6.50
31 December 2009 est.
55 Swaziland
6.50
31 December 2009 est.
56 Antigua and Barbuda
6.50
31 December 2009 est.
57 Saint Lucia
6.50
31 December 2009 est.
58 Saint Kitts and Nevis
6.50
31 December 2008
59 Nepal
6.50
31 December 2009 est.
60 Macedonia
6.50
31 December 2009 est.
61 Montserrat
6.50
31 December 2009 est.
62 Indonesia
6.46
31 December 2009
63 Hungary
6.25
31 December 2009
64 Vanuatu
6.00
31 December 2009 est.
65 Nigeria
6.00
31 December 2009 est.
66 Latvia
6.00
31 December 2008
67 India
6.00
31 December 2009 est.
68 Colombia
5.50
31 December 2009 est.
69 Qatar
5.50
31 December 2009 est.
70 Cambodia
5.25
31 December 2007
71 Albania
5.25
31 December 2009 est.
72 Bahamas, The
5.25
31 December 2009 est.
73 New Zealand
5.00
31 December 2008
74 Bangladesh
5.00
31 December 2009 est.
75 Syria
5.00
31 December 2009 est.
76 Guinea-Bissau
4.75
31 December 2008
77 Chad
4.75
31 December 2008
78 Niger
4.75
31 December 2008
79 Central African Republic
4.75
31 December 2008
80 Jordan
4.75
31 December 2009 est.
81 Congo, Republic of the
4.75
31 December 2008
82 Mali
4.25
31 December 2009 est.
83 Cameroon
4.25
31 December 2009 est.
84 Benin
4.25
31 December 2009 est.
85 Senegal
4.25
31 December 2009 est.
86 Togo
4.25
31 December 2009 est.
87 Burkina Faso
4.25
31 December 2009 est.
88 Equatorial Guinea
4.25
31 December 2009 est.
89 Gabon
4.25
31 December 2009 est.
90 Cote d'Ivoire
4.25
31 December 2009 est.
91 Algeria
4.00
31 December 2009 est.
92 Laos
4.00
31 December 2009
93 Tanzania
3.70
31 December 2009 est.
94 Poland
3.50
31 December 2009 est.
95 Philippines
3.50
31 December 2009 est.
96 Morocco
3.31
31 December 2009 est.
97 Australia
3.28
31 December 2009 est.
98 Aruba
3.00
31 December 2009 est.
99 Bolivia
3.00
31 December 2009 est.
100 Fiji
3.00
31 December 2009 est.
101 Libya
3.00
31 December 2009 est.
102 Kuwait
3.00
31 December 2009 est.
103 China
2.79
31 December 2009 est.
104 Comoros
2.21
31 December 2009 est.
105 Lithuania
2.06
31 December 2009 est.
106 Peru
2.05
31 December 2009 est.
107 Azerbaijan
2.00
31 December 2009 est.
108 Malaysia
2.00
31 December 2009 est.
109 Slovenia
1.75
31 December 2009
110 Spain
1.75
31 December 2009
111 Belgium
1.75
31 December 2009
112 Portugal
1.75
31 December 2009
113 Norway
1.75
31 December 2009 est.
114 Netherlands
1.75
31 December 2009
115 Malta
1.75
31 December 2009
116 Cyprus
1.75
31 December 2009
117 Luxembourg
1.75
31 December 2009
118 Slovakia
1.75
31 December 2009
119 Korea, South
1.75
31 December 2008
120 European Union
1.75
31 December 2009
121 Ireland
1.75
31 December 2009
122 Italy
1.75
31 December 2009
123 Greece
1.75
31 December 2009
124 Germany
1.75
31 December 2009
125 Finland
1.75
31 December 2009
126 France
1.75
31 December 2009
127 Thailand
1.75
31 December 2009 est.
128 Taiwan
1.25
February 2009
129 Israel
1.01
31 December 2009 est.
130 Czech Republic
1.00
31 December 2009 est.
131 Denmark
1.00
31 December 2009 est.
132 Switzerland
0.75
31 December 2009 est.
133 Chile
0.50
31 December 2009 est.
134 Hong Kong
0.50
31 December 2009 est.
135 United States
0.50
31 December 2009
136 Sweden
0.50
31 December 2009 est.
137 United Kingdom
0.50
31 December 2009 est.
138 Japan
0.30
31 December 2008
139 Canada
0.25
31 December 2009 est.
140 Oman
0.05
31 December 2009 est.
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