The value of loans in Japan increased 2.10 percent in November of 2018 over the same month in the previous year. Loan Growth in Japan averaged -0.05 percent from 2001 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 3.60 percent in December of 2008 and a record low of -5 percent in October of 2002.

Loan Growth in Japan is expected to be 2.20 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 2.21 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Bank Lending is projected to trend around 2.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-09 11:50 PM Bank Lending YoY 2.2% 2% 2% 1.9%
2018-10-10 11:50 PM Bank Lending YoY 2.3% 2.2% 2.1% 2.1%
2018-11-07 11:50 PM Bank Lending YoY 2.2% 2.3% 2.4% 2.1%
2018-12-09 11:50 PM Bank Lending YoY 2.1% 2.2% 2.2% 2.2%
2019-01-10 11:50 PM Bank Lending YoY 2.1% 2.20%
2019-02-07 11:50 PM Bank Lending YoY
2019-03-07 11:50 PM Bank Lending YoY


Japan Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Interest Rate -0.10 -0.10 9.00 -0.10 percent [+]
Interbank Rate -0.11 -0.11 8.50 -0.12 percent [+]
Money Supply M0 100117.40 99819.30 100117.40 2130.10 JPY Billion [+]
Money Supply M1 763800.50 760836.30 763800.50 3921.00 JPY Billion [+]
Money Supply M2 1007530.80 1006523.60 1007530.80 8404.00 JPY Billion [+]
Money Supply M3 1342560.40 1340548.90 1342560.40 1008505.00 JPY Billion [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 555501.00 551805.40 555501.00 4864.50 JPY Billion [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 1258300.00 1252900.00 1306668.00 455.00 USD Million [+]
Loans to Private Sector 460417.30 459756.30 536555.80 375948.90 JPY Billion [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 0.32 0.30 5.50 0.04 percent [+]
Foreign Stock Investment -446.60 -137.90 1577.40 -2162.40 JPY Billion [+]
Foreign Bond Investment 1241.40 1053.50 2549.70 -3072.10 JPY Billion [+]
Private Debt to GDP 229.40 227.00 291.90 227.00 percent [+]
Loan Growth 2.10 2.20 3.60 -5.00 percent [+]


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. 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. Japan Bank Lending - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.10 2.20 3.60 -5.00 2001 - 2018 percent Monthly




Country Last Previous
Brazil -0.20 Oct/18
China 13.10 Nov/18
Euro Area 3.20 Oct/18
France 5.71 Oct/18
India 15.10 Nov/18
Indonesia 13.35 Oct/18
Japan 2.10 Nov/18
Saudi Arabia 1.90 Oct/18
Spain 1.60 Sep/18


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