The value of loans in Japan increased 1.90 percent in January of 2020 over the same month in the previous year. Japan Bank Lending - data, historical chart, and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2020 from its official source.

Loan Growth in Japan averaged 0.09 percent from 2001 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 3.60 percent in December of 2008 and a record low of -5 percent in October of 2002. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Bank Lending - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. source: Bank of Japan

Loan Growth in Japan is expected to be 2.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Loan Growth in Japan to stand at 2.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Bank Lending is projected to trend around 2.40 percent in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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Japan Bank Lending

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.90 1.80 3.60 -5.00 2001 - 2020 percent Monthly

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-11-10 11:50 PM Bank Lending YoY Oct 2% 2% 1.8% 1.9%
2019-12-08 11:50 PM Bank Lending YoY Nov 2.1% 2% 2.1%
2020-01-13 11:50 PM Bank Lending YoY Dec 1.8% 2.1% 2.1% 2.2%
2020-02-09 11:50 PM Bank Lending YoY Jan 1.9% 1.8% 1.9% 1.9%
2020-03-08 11:50 PM Bank Lending YoY Feb 1.9% 2.4%
2020-04-09 11:50 PM Bank Lending YoY Mar 2.5%
2020-05-12 11:50 PM Bank Lending YoY Apr
2020-06-07 11:50 PM Bank Lending YoY May

Japan Bank Lending
In Japan, bank lending refers to the year-on-year change of all outstanding loans and discounts with banks and shinkin banks. Lending increases with increased business confidence and investment and it is an important indicator for the Japanese economy because of the weakness that has plagued the Japanese banking sector.