FIELD LISTING :: 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.


Country Comparison to the World

CountryCOMMERCIAL BANK PRIME LENDING RATE(%)
Afghanistan 15% (31 December 2014 est.)
15.08% (31 December 2013 est.)
Albania 8.66% (31 December 2014 est.)
9.83% (31 December 2013 est.)
Algeria 8% (31 December 2014 est.)
8% (31 December 2013 est.)
Angola 16.38% (31 December 2014 est.)
15.81% (31 December 2013 est.)
Anguilla 9.09% (31 December 2014 est.)
9.08% (31 December 2013 est.)
Antigua and Barbuda 10.1% (31 December 2014 est.)
9.95% (31 December 2013 est.)
Argentina 24.01% (31 December 2014 est.)
17.15% (31 December 2013 est.)
Armenia 16.21% (31 December 2014 est.)
15.04% (31 December 2013 est.)
note: average lending rate on loans up to one year
Aruba 7.3% (31 December 2014 est.)
8.5% (31 December 2013 est.)
Australia 5.95% (31 December 2014 est.)
6.18% (31 December 2013 est.)
Austria 2.15% (31 December 2014 est.)
2.21% (31 December 2013 est.)
Azerbaijan 14.19% (31 December 2014 est.)
14.43% (31 December 2013 est.)
Bahamas, The 4.75% (31 December 2014 est.)
4.75% (31 December 2013 est.)
Bahrain 5.88% (31 December 2014 est.)
5.93% (31 December 2013 est.)
Bangladesh 13% (31 December 2014 est.)
13% (31 December 2013 est.)
Barbados 8.38% (31 December 2014 est.)
8.7% (31 December 2013 est.)
Belarus 18.74% (31 December 2014 est.)
19.13% (31 December 2013 est.)
Belgium 3.23% (31 December 2014 est.)
3.49% (31 December 2013 est.)
Belize 10.8% (31 December 2014 est.)
11.57% (31 December 2013 est.)
Benin NA%
Bhutan 14.05% (31 December 2014 est.)
14% (31 December 2013 est.)
Bolivia 9.69% (31 December 2014 est.)
11.05% (31 December 2013 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina 6.64% (31 December 2014 est.)
6.99% (31 December 2013 est.)
Botswana 9% (31 December 2014 est.)
10.19% (31 December 2013 est.)
Brazil 32.01% (31 December 2014 est.)
27.39% (31 December 2013 est.)
Brunei 5.5% (31 December 2014 est.)
5.5% (31 December 2013 est.)
Bulgaria 7.56% (31 December 2014 est.)
8.11% (31 December 2013 est.)
Burkina Faso NA% (31 December 2014 est.)
Burma 13% (31 December 2014 est.)
13% (31 December 2013 est.)
Burundi 15.7% (31 December 2014 est.)
15.15% (31 December 2013 est.)
Cabo Verde 10.9% (31 December 2014 est.)
10.52% (31 December 2013 est.)
Cambodia 12.31% (31 December 2014 est.)
12.8% (31 December 2013 est.)
Cameroon 13% (31 December 2014 est.)
13.3% (31 December 2013 est.)
Canada 3% (31 December 2014 est.)
3% (31 December 2013 est.)
Central African Republic 15% (31 December 2014 est.)
15% (31 December 2013 est.)
Chad 15.5% (31 December 2014 est.)
15.5% (31 December 2013 est.)
Chile 8.1% (31 December 2014 est.)
9.26% (31 December 2013 est.)
China 5.6% (31 December 2014 est.)
6% (31 December 2013 est.)
Colombia 10.87% (31 December 2014 est.)
10.99% (31 December 2013 est.)
Comoros 10.5% (31 December 2014 est.)
10.5% (31 December 2013 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 18.69% (31 December 2014 est.)
19.38% (31 December 2013 est.)
Congo, Republic of the 14.8% (31 December 2014 est.)
14.8% (31 December 2013 est.)
Costa Rica 14.9% (31 December 2014 est.)
15.19% (31 December 2013 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire 2.5% (31 December 2014 est.)
2.5% (31 December 2013 est.)
Croatia 7.8% (31 December 2014 est.)
9.25% (31 December 2013 est.)
Cuba NA%
Cyprus 5.88% (31 December 2014 est.)
6.89% (31 December 2013 est.)
Czech Republic 4.64% (31 December 2014 est.)
4.97% (31 December 2013 est.)
Denmark 3.62% (31 December 2014 est.)
4.04% (31 December 2013 est.)
Djibouti 12.69% (31 December 2014 est.)
11.94% (31 December 2013 est.)
Dominica 8.94% (31 December 2014 est.)
9.08% (31 December 2013 est.)
Dominican Republic 13.9% (31 December 2014 est.)
13.59% (31 December 2013 est.)
Ecuador 8.12% (31 December 2014 est.)
8.17% (31 December 2013 est.)
Egypt 11.71% (31 December 2014 est.)
12.29% (31 December 2013 est.)
El Salvador 5.99% (31 December 2014 est.)
5.74% (31 December 2013 est.)
Equatorial Guinea 15% (31 December 2014 est.)
15% (31 December 2013 est.)
Eritrea NA%
Estonia 4.76% (31 December 2014 est.)
5.37% (31 December 2013 est.)
Ethiopia 11% (31 December 2014 est.)
12% (31 December 2013 est.)
European Union 5.9% (31 December 2010 est.)
7.52% (31 December 2009 est.)
Fiji 5.76% (31 December 2014 est.)
6.1% (31 December 2013 est.)
Finland 2.21% (31 December 2014 est.)
2.11% (31 December 2013 est.)
France 2.6% (31 December 2014 est.)
2.84% (31 December 2013 est.)
Gabon 15% (31 December 2014 est.)
15% (31 December 2013 est.)
Gambia, The 28.5% (31 December 2014 est.)
28% (31 December 2013 est.)
Gaza Strip see entry for West Bank
Georgia 11.91% (31 December 2014 est.)
13.59% (31 December 2013 est.)
Germany 2.47% (31 December 2014 est.)
2.75% (31 December 2013 est.)
Ghana 27% (31 December 2014 est.)
25.6% (31 December 2013 est.)
Greece 6.52% (31 December 2014 est.)
7% (31 December 2013 est.)
Grenada 9.19% (31 December 2014 est.)
9.27% (31 December 2013 est.)
Guatemala 13.77% (31 December 2014 est.)
13.6% (31 December 2013 est.)
Guinea-Bissau 15% (31 December 2014 est.)
15% (31 December 2013 est.)
Guinea 23% (31 December 2014 est.)
26% (31 December 2013 est.)
Guyana 12.83% (31 December 2014 est.)
13.5% (31 December 2013 est.)
Haiti 10.8% (31 December 2014 est.)
8.72% (31 December 2013 est.)
Honduras 20.61% (31 December 2014 est.)
20.08% (31 December 2013 est.)
Hong Kong 5% (31 December 2014 est.)
5% (31 December 2013 est.)
Hungary 4.43% (31 December 2014 est.)
6.31% (31 December 2013 est.)
Iceland 7.74% (31 December 2014 est.)
8.15% (31 December 2013 est.)
India 10.25% (31 December 2014 est.)
10.29% (31 December 2013 est.)
Indonesia 12.61% (31 December 2014 est.)
11.66% (31 December 2013 est.)
note: these figures represent the average annualized rate on working capital loans
Iran 14% (31 December 2014 est.)
11% (31 December 2013 est.)
Iraq 6% (31 December 2014 est.)
6% (31 December 2013 est.)
Ireland 3.41% (31 December 2014 est.)
3.28% (31 December 2013 est.)
Israel 3.91% (31 December 2014 est.)
4.54% (31 December 2013 est.)
Italy 4.87% (31 December 2014 est.)
5.14% (31 December 2013 est.)
Jamaica 17.22% (31 December 2014 est.)
17.72% (31 December 2013 est.)
Japan 1.48% (31 December 2014 est.)
1.48% (31 December 2013 est.)
Jordan 8.74% (31 December 2014 est.)
8.85% (31 December 2013 est.)
Kazakhstan 7.24% (31 December 2014 est.)
6.3% (31 December 2013 est.)
Kenya 16.5% (31 December 2014 est.)
17.31% (31 December 2013 est.)
Korea, South 4.27% (31 December 2014 est.)
4.64% (31 December 2013 est.)
Kosovo 12.8% (30 June 2013 est.)
13.7% (31 December 2012 est.)
Kuwait 4.3% (31 December 2014 est.)
4.6% (31 December 2013 est.)
Kyrgyzstan 16.87% (31 December 2014 est.)
20.93% (31 December 2013 est.)
Laos 19.2% (31 December 2014 est.)
19% (31 December 2013 est.)
Latvia 4.6% (31 December 2014 est.)
5.92% (31 December 2013 est.)
Lebanon 7.27% (31 December 2014 est.)
7.35% (31 December 2013 est.)
Lesotho 10.34% (31 December 2014 est.)
9.92% (31 December 2013 est.)
Liberia 13.5% (31 December 2014 est.)
13.49% (31 December 2013 est.)
Libya 6% (31 December 2014 est.)
6% (31 December 2013 est.)
Lithuania 3.5% (31 December 2014 est.)
3.76% (31 December 2013 est.)
Macau 5.25% (31 December 2014 est.)
5.25% (31 December 2013 est.)
Macedonia 5.2% (31 December 2014 est.)
5.4% (31 December 2013 est.)
Madagascar 60% (31 December 2014 est.)
58.98% (31 December 2013 est.)
Malawi 44.29% (31 December 2014 est.)
46% (31 December 2013 est.)
Malaysia 4.67% (31 December 2014 est.)
4.56% (31 December 2013 est.)
Maldives 10.5% (31 December 2012 est.)
10.2% (31 December 2011 est.)
Mali 9.3% (31 December 2014 est.)
9.3% (31 December 2013 est.)
Malta 0.3% (31 December 2014 est.)
0.75% (31 December 2013 est.)
Mauritania 18% (31 December 2014 est.)
18% (31 December 2013 est.)
Mauritius 8.5% (31 December 2014 est.)
8.5% (31 December 2013 est.)
Mexico 3.55% (31 December 2014 est.)
4.25% (31 December 2013 est.)
Micronesia, Federated States of 7.1% (2013 est.)
6.4% (2012 est.)
Moldova 11.01% (31 December 2014 est.)
12.29% (31 December 2013 est.)
Mongolia 19.54% (31 December 2014 est.)
17.4% (31 December 2013 est.)
Montenegro 9.22% (31 December 2014 est.)
9.36% (31 December 2013 est.)
Montserrat 8.02% (31 December 2014 est.)
8% (31 December 2013 est.)
Morocco 6% (31 December 2014 est.)
6.23% (31 December 2013 est.)
Mozambique 14.8% (31 December 2014 est.)
15.32% (31 December 2013 est.)
Namibia 8.7% (31 December 2014 est.)
8.29% (31 December 2013 est.)
Nepal 10.6% (31 December 2014 est.)
12% (31 December 2013 est.)
Netherlands 2.27% (31 December 2014 est.)
2.31% (31 December 2013 est.)
New Zealand 5.8% (31 December 2014 est.)
5.53% (31 December 2013 est.)
Nicaragua 13.54% (31 December 2014 est.)
14.98% (31 December 2013 est.)
Nigeria 16.55% (31 December 2014 est.)
16.72% (31 December 2013 est.)
Niger 3.5% (31 December 2014 est.)
3.5% (31 December 2013 est.)
Norway 2.25% (31 December 2014 est.)
2.5% (31 December 2013 est.)
Oman 5.08% (31 December 2014 est.)
5.41% (31 December 2013 est.)
Pakistan 9.7% (8 December 2014 est.)
9.98% (31 December 2013 est.)
Panama 6.83% (31 December 2014 est.)
6.59% (31 December 2013 est.)
Papua New Guinea 9.38% (31 December 2014 est.)
10.13% (31 December 2013 est.)
Paraguay 21.19% (31 December 2014 est.)
19.27% (31 December 2013 est.)
Peru 15.74% (31 December 2014 est.)
18.14% (31 December 2013 est.)
note: domestic currency lending rate, 90 day maturity
Philippines 4.56% (31 December 2014 est.)
4.35% (31 December 2013 est.)
Poland 6.18% (31 December 2014 est.)
7.07% (31 December 2013 est.)
Portugal 5.3% (31 December 2014 est.)
5.91% (31 December 2013 est.)
Puerto Rico 3.3% (31 December 2014 est.)
3.3% (31 December 2013 est.)
Qatar 4.5% (31 December 2014 est.)
4.5% (31 December 2013 est.)
Romania 8.45% (31 December 2014 est.)
10.52% (31 December 2013 est.)
Russia 11.14% (31 December 2014 est.)
9.47% (31 December 2013 est.)
Rwanda 17.25% (31 December 2014 est.)
17.3% (31 December 2013 est.)
Saint Kitts and Nevis 9.28% (31 December 2014 est.)
8.78% (31 December 2013 est.)
Saint Lucia 9% (31 December 2014 est.)
9.08% (31 December 2013 est.)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 9% (31 December 2014 est.)
9.44% (31 December 2013 est.)
Samoa 10% (31 December 2014 est.)
10.2% (31 December 2013 est.)
San Marino 5.92% (31 December 2011 est.)
5.38% (31 December 2010 est.)
Sao Tome and Principe 16% (31 December 2014 est.)
25.93% (31 December 2013 est.)
Saudi Arabia 6.8% (31 December 2014 est.)
6.7% (31 December 2013 est.)
Senegal 14.5% (31 December 2014 est.)
14.5% (31 December 2013 est.)
Serbia 13.04% (31 December 2014 est.)
12.35% (31 December 2013 est.)
Seychelles 11.65% (31 December 2014 est.)
12.29% (31 December 2013 est.)
Sierra Leone 19.41% (31 December 2014 est.)
20.56% (31 December 2013 est.)
Singapore 5.35% (31 December 2014 est.)
5.38% (31 December 2013 est.)
Slovakia 3.2% (31 December 2014 est.)
3.37% (31 December 2013 est.)
Slovenia 5.02% (31 December 2014 est.)
5.68% (31 December 2013 est.)
Solomon Islands 10.91% (31 December 2014 est.)
10.77% (31 December 2013 est.)
Somalia NA%
South Africa 9.13% (31 December 2014 est.)
8.5% (31 December 2013 est.)
Spain 9.44% (31 December 2014 est.)
9.34% (31 December 2013 est.)
Sri Lanka 7.84% (31 December 2014 est.)
12.5% (31 December 2013 est.)
Suriname 12.28% (31 December 2014 est.)
11.99% (31 December 2013 est.)
Swaziland 8.63% (31 December 2014 est.)
8.5% (31 December 2013 est.)
Sweden 2.53% (31 December 2014 est.)
3.23% (31 December 2013 est.)
Switzerland 2.69% (31 December 2014 est.)
2.69% (31 December 2013 est.)
Syria 17% (31 December 2014 est.)
16% (31 December 2013 est.)
Taiwan 2.88% (31 January 2015 est.)
2.88% (31 December 2013 est.)
Tajikistan 21.62% (31 December 2014 est.)
23.27% (31 December 2013 est.)
Tanzania 15.75% (31 December 2014 est.)
15.82% (31 December 2013 est.)
Thailand 6.77% (31 December 2014 est.)
6.96% (31 December 2013 est.)
Timor-Leste 12.9% (31 December 2014 est.)
12.41% (31 December 2013 est.)
Togo NA%
Tonga 8.89% (31 December 2014 est.)
9.26% (31 December 2013 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago 7.8% (31 December 2014 est.)
7.5% (31 December 2013 est.)
Tunisia 7.31% (31 December 2014 est.)
6.76% (31 December 2013 est.)
Turkey 13.38% (31 December 2014 est.)
11.12% (31 December 2013 est.)
Tuvalu 10.6% (2013 est.)
10.6% (2012 est.)
Uganda 21.53% (31 December 2014 est.)
23.25% (31 December 2013 est.)
Ukraine 17.72% (31 December 2014 est.)
16.65% (31 December 2013 est.)
United Kingdom 4.45% (31 December 2014 est.)
4.37% (31 December 2013 est.)
United States 3.25% (31 December 2014 est.)
3.25% (31 December 2013 est.)
Uruguay 15.53% (31 December 2014 est.)
12.44% (31 December 2013 est.)
Uzbekistan 12.44% (31 December 2013 est.)
11.2% (31 December 2012 est.)
Vanuatu 4.8% (31 December 2014 est.)
5% (31 December 2013 est.)
Venezuela 17.2% (31 December 2014 est.)
15.9% (31 December 2013 est.)
Vietnam 8.67% (31 December 2014 est.)
10.37% (31 December 2013 est.)
West Bank 6.41% (31 December 2014 est.)
7.52% (31 December 2013 est.)
Yemen 24% (31 December 2014 est.)
22% (31 December 2013 est.)
Zambia 11.57% (31 December 2014 est.)
9.52% (31 December 2013 est.)
Zimbabwe 22% (31 December 2014 est.)
28% (31 December 2013 est.)