The Credit Boom in Portugal Propelled by brisk credit growth, the ratio of private sector bank debt to GDP is now the second ... the share of nonperforming in total loans has fallen to under 3 percent, a little over one-fourth of equity and provisions. ... of household credit may be more limited given that (i) mortgage credit is almost exclusively for purchases of first homes, ... assessors a effectively amount to some 70 percent, according to bankers, in line with practices in other EU countries.
|Title||:||Portugal - 2000 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; Supplement to the Staff Report; And Public Information Notice Following Consultation|
|Author||:||International Monetary International Monetary Fund|
|Publisher||:||International Monetary Fund - 2000-11-20|