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Country Comparison :: 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.
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Rank
country (%) Date of Information
1 Zimbabwe
352.00
31 December 2009 est.
2 Congo, Democratic Republic of the
65.42
31 December 2009 est.
3 Madagascar
45.00
31 December 2009 est.
4 Brazil
44.65
31 December 2009 est.
5 Sao Tome and Principe
32.40
31 December 2009 est.
6 Ghana
28.80
31 December 2009 est.
7 Paraguay
28.26
31 December 2009 est.
8 Gambia, The
27.00
31 December 2009 est.
9 Georgia
25.52
31 December 2009 est.
10 Malawi
25.25
31 December 2009 est.
11 Laos
24.00
31 December 2009 est.
12 Guinea
23.80
31 December 2009 est.
13 Kyrgyzstan
23.03
31 December 2009 est.
14 Tajikistan
22.91
31 December 2009 est.
15 Sierra Leone
22.17
31 December 2009 est.
16 Zambia
22.06
31 December 2009 est.
17 Mongolia
21.67
31 December 2009 est.
18 Peru
21.04
31 December 2009 est.
19 Turkey
21.00
31 December 2009 est.
20 Uganda
20.96
31 December 2009 est.
21 Ukraine
20.86
31 December 2009 est.
22 Moldova
20.54
31 December 2009 est.
23 Azerbaijan
20.03
31 December 2009 est.
24 Venezuela
19.89
31 December 2009 est.
25 Costa Rica
19.72
31 December 2009 est.
26 Mauritania
19.50
31 December 2009 est.
27 Honduras
19.45
31 December 2009 est.
28 Mauritius
19.25
31 December 2009 est.
29 Iceland
18.99
31 December 2009 est.
30 Armenia
18.76
31 December 2009 est.
31 Nigeria
18.36
31 December 2009 est.
32 Dominican Republic
18.14
31 December 2009 est.
33 Yemen
18.00
31 December 2009 est.
34 Haiti
17.33
31 December 2009 est.
35 Romania
17.28
31 December 2009 est.
36 Burma
17.00
31 December 2009 est.
37 Jamaica
16.43
31 December 2009 est.
38 Latvia
16.23
31 December 2009 est.
39 Rwanda
16.00
31 December 2009 est.
40 Cambodia
15.81
31 December 2009 est.
41 Mozambique
15.68
31 December 2009 est.
42 Angola
15.68
31 December 2009 est.
43 Sri Lanka
15.67
31 December 2009 est.
44 Argentina
15.66
31 December 2009 est.
45 Micronesia, Federated States of
15.38
31 December 2009 est.
46 Seychelles
15.35
31 December 2009 est.
47 Russia
15.31
31 December 2009 est.
48 Uruguay
15.28
31 December 2009 est.
49 Solomon Islands
15.26
31 December 2009 est.
50 Tanzania
15.03
31 December 2009 est.
51 Afghanistan
15.00
31 December 2009 est.
52 Central African Republic
15.00
31 December 2009 est.
53 Chad
15.00
31 December 2009 est.
54 Congo, Republic of the
15.00
31 December 2009 est.
55 Equatorial Guinea
15.00
31 December 2009 est.
56 Gabon
15.00
31 December 2009 est.
57 Guinea-Bissau
15.00
31 December 2009 est.
58 Turkmenistan
15.00
31 December 2009 est.
59 Kenya
14.80
31 December 2009 est.
60 Bangladesh
14.60
31 December 2009 est.
61 Guyana
14.54
31 December 2009 est.
62 Cayman Islands
14.50
31 December 2009 est.
63 Senegal
14.50
31 December 2009 est.
64 Indonesia
14.50
31 December 2009 est.
65 Bhutan
14.50
31 December 2009 est.
66 Liberia
14.19
31 December 2009 est.
67 Pakistan
14.19
31 December 2009 est.
68 Ethiopia
14.18
31 December 2009 est.
69 Kosovo
14.09
31 December 2009 est.
70 Burundi
14.08
31 December 2009 est.
71 Belize
14.08
31 December 2009 est.
72 Nicaragua
14.04
31 December 2009 est.
73 Guatemala
13.85
31 December 2009 est.
74 Botswana
13.76
31 December 2009 est.
75 Colombia
13.01
31 December 2009 est.
76 Maldives
13.00
31 December 2009 est.
77 Lesotho
13.00
31 December 2009 est.
78 Albania
12.66
31 December 2009 est.
79 Tonga
12.47
31 December 2009 est.
80 Bolivia
12.36
31 December 2009 est.
81 India
12.19
31 December 2009 est.
82 Samoa
12.08
31 December 2009 est.
83 Iran
12.00
31 December 2009 est.
84 Egypt
11.98
31 December 2009 est.
85 Trinidad and Tobago
11.94
31 December 2009 est.
86 Serbia
11.78
31 December 2009 est.
87 South Africa
11.71
31 December 2009 est.
88 Belarus
11.68
31 December 2009 est.
89 Suriname
11.65
31 December 2009 est.
90 Croatia
11.55
31 December 2009 est.
91 Swaziland
11.38
31 December 2009 est.
92 Bulgaria
11.34
31 December 2009 est.
93 Timor-Leste
11.17
31 December 2009 est.
94 Namibia
11.12
31 December 2009 est.
95 Djibouti
11.09
31 December 2009 est.
96 Hungary
11.04
31 December 2009 est.
97 Sudan
11.00
31 December 2009 est.
98 Grenada
10.99
31 December 2009 est.
99 Cape Verde
10.98
31 December 2009 est.
100 Aruba
10.77
31 December 2009 est.
101 Spain
10.72
31 December 2009 est.
102 Saint Lucia
10.58
31 December 2009 est.
103 Comoros
10.50
31 December 2009 est.
104 New Zealand
10.39
31 December 2009 est.
105 Italy
10.26
31 December 2009 est.
106 Papua New Guinea
10.09
31 December 2009 est.
107 Vietnam
10.07
31 December 2009 est.
108 Antigua and Barbuda
10.07
31 December 2009 est.
109 Macedonia
10.07
31 December 2009 est.
110 Dominica
10.02
31 December 2009 est.
111 Syria
10.01
31 December 2009 est.
112 Netherlands
10.01
31 December 2009 est.
113 Lebanon
9.57
31 December 2009 est.
114 Mali
9.50
31 December 2009 est.
115 Estonia
9.39
31 December 2009 est.
116 Montenegro
9.36
31 December 2009 est.
117 Anguilla
9.27
31 December 2009 est.
118 Jordan
9.25
31 December 2009 est.
119 Ecuador
9.20
31 December 2009 est.
120 Barbados
9.20
31 December 2009 est.
121 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
9.19
31 December 2009 est.
122 Montserrat
9.04
31 December 2009 est.
123 Saint Kitts and Nevis
8.75
31 December 2009 est.
124 Greece
8.59
31 December 2009 est.
125 Philippines
8.57
31 December 2009 est.
126 Poland
8.51
31 December 2009 est.
127 El Salvador
8.42
31 December 2009
128 Lithuania
8.39
31 December 2009 est.
129 Panama
8.25
31 December 2009 est.
130 Algeria
8.00
31 December 2009 est.
131 Nepal
8.00
31 December 2009 est.
132 Bahrain
7.94
31 December 2009 est.
133 Bosnia and Herzegovina
7.93
31 December 2009 est.
134 Fiji
7.85
31 December 2009 est.
135 European Union
7.52
31 December 2009 est.
136 Curacao
7.51
31 December 2009 est.
137 Cyprus
7.49
31 December 2009 est.
138 France
7.46
31 December 2009 est.
139 Oman
7.44
31 December 2009 est.
140 Tunisia
7.31
31 December 2009 est.
141 Chile
7.25
31 December 2009 est.
142 Saudi Arabia
7.20
31 December 2009 est.
143 Mexico
7.07
31 December 2009 est.
144 Qatar
7.04
31 December 2009 est.
145 Iraq
7.00
31 December 2009 est.
146 Kazakhstan
6.76
31 December 2009 est.
147 Morocco
6.20
31 December 2009 est.
148 Kuwait
6.16
31 December 2009 est.
149 Belgium
6.15
31 December 2009 est.
150 Portugal
6.12
31 December 2009 est.
151 Australia
6.02
31 December 2009 est.
152 Libya
6.00
31 December 2009 est.
153 Czech Republic
5.99
31 December 2009 est.
154 Thailand
5.96
31 December 2009 est.
155 United Arab Emirates
5.90
31 December 2009 est.
156 West Bank
5.78
31 December 2009 est.
157 San Marino
5.74
31 December 2009 est.
158 Korea, South
5.65
31 December 2009 est.
159 Brunei
5.50
31 December 2009 est.
160 Bahamas, The
5.50
31 December 2009 est.
161 Vanuatu
5.50
31 December 2009 est.
162 Slovenia
5.47
31 December 2009 est.
163 Singapore
5.38
31 December 2009 est.
164 China
5.31
31 December 2009 est.
165 Denmark
5.30
31 December 2009 est.
166 Macau
5.25
31 December 2009 est.
167 Malaysia
5.08
31 December 2009 est.
168 Austria
5.04
31 December 2009 est.
169 Hong Kong
5.00
31 December 2009 est.
170 Germany
4.96
31 December 2009 est.
171 Malta
4.47
31 December 2009 est.
172 Ireland
4.32
31 December 2009 est.
173 Niger
4.30
31 December 2009 est.
174 Cote d'Ivoire
4.30
31 December 2009 est.
175 Norway
4.28
31 December 2009 est.
176 United Kingdom
4.05
31 December 2009 est.
177 Israel
3.71
31 December 2009 est.
178 Finland
3.51
31 December 2009 est.
179 United States
3.25
31 December 2009 est.
180 Puerto Rico
3.25
31 December 2009 est.
181 Slovakia
2.91
31 December 2009 est.
182 Switzerland
2.75
31 December 2009 est.
183 Luxembourg
2.69
31 December 2009 est.
184 Taiwan
2.56
31 December 2009 est.
185 Canada
2.40
31 December 2009 est.
186 Sweden
2.38
31 December 2009 est.
187 Japan
1.72
31 December 2009 est.
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