Bank lending 'steady' according to Central Bank of the Philippines


The Central Bank of the Philippines on March 9 revealed encouraging bank lending statistics for January. The central bank said lending had grown at a "broadly steady pace" over the course of the month.

The outstanding loans of commercial banks, net of reverse repurchase placements with the central bank, increased by 19.1%, the central bank said.

"Likewise, the growth in bank lending inclusive of reverse repurchase placements was stable at 16.6%, up from 16.4% in December. Commercial banks' loans

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Central Banking? View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: