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Country Comparison :: Central bank discount rate
Central bank discount rate compares the annualized interest rate a country's central bank charges commercial, depository banks for loans to meet temporary shortages of funds.
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Rank
country (%) Date of Information
1 Zimbabwe
975.00
31 December 2007
2 Angola
30.00
31 December 2009 est.
3 Venezuela
29.50
31 December 2009
4 Sao Tome and Principe
28.00
31 December 2008
5 Costa Rica
23.00
31 December 2009 est.
6 Guinea
22.25
31 December 2005
7 Congo, Democratic Republic of the
20.00
31 December 2011 est.
8 Ghana
17.00
31 December 2008
9 Turkey
15.00
22 December 2009
10 Malawi
15.00
31 December 2008
11 Vietnam
15.00
31 December 2011
12 Zambia
14.49
31 December 2008
13 Pakistan
14.00
31 December 2010 est.
14 Belarus
13.50
31 December 2009 est.
15 Mongolia
12.25
31 December 2011 est.
16 Burma
12.00
31 December 2009 est.
17 Mauritania
12.00
31 December 2007
18 Belize
12.00
31 December 2009 est.
19 Ukraine
11.97
31 December 2010 est.
20 Serbia
11.75
6 February 2013
21 Rwanda
11.25
31 December 2008
22 Gambia, The
11.00
31 December 2008
23 Brazil
11.00
31 December 2011 est.
24 Burundi
10.00
31 December 2009 est.
25 Botswana
10.00
31 December 2009 est.
26 Lebanon
10.00
31 December 2009 est.
27 Lesotho
10.00
31 December 2010 est.
28 Uganda
9.65
31 December 2009 est.
29 Uruguay
8.75
31 December 2011
30 Ecuador
8.68
31 December 2010
31 Egypt
8.68
31 December 2010 est.
32 Russia
8.00
31 December 2011
33 India
8.00
31 December 2010 est.
34 Sri Lanka
7.50
19 December 2012 est.
35 Cabo Verde
7.50
31 December 2009 est.
36 Kazakhstan
7.50
31 December 2011 est.
37 Armenia
7.25
2 December 2008
38 Trinidad and Tobago
7.25
31 December 2009 est.
39 Hungary
7.00
31 December 2011
40 Namibia
7.00
31 December 2009 est.
41 Croatia
7.00
31 December 2012 est.
42 South Africa
7.00
31 December 2009
43 Barbados
7.00
31 December 2009 est.
44 Maldives
6.96
31 December 2011 est.
45 Papua New Guinea
6.92
31 December 2009 est.
46 Dominica
6.50
31 December 2009 est.
47 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
6.50
31 December 2009 est.
48 Grenada
6.50
31 December 2008
49 Nepal
6.50
31 December 2009 est.
50 Anguilla
6.50
31 December 2009 est.
51 Antigua and Barbuda
6.50
31 December 2009 est.
52 Swaziland
6.50
31 December 2009 est.
53 Montserrat
6.50
31 December 2009 est.
54 Tajikistan
6.50
31 December 2012 est.
55 Saint Lucia
6.50
31 December 2009 est.
56 Saint Kitts and Nevis
6.50
31 December 2008
57 Indonesia
6.46
31 December 2009
58 Paraguay
6.00
31 December 2011 est.
59 Nigeria
6.00
31 December 2009 est.
60 Iraq
6.00
December 2011
61 Vanuatu
6.00
31 December 2009 est.
62 Romania
5.75
31 December 2011
63 Iceland
5.75
31 December 2010 est.
64 Philippines
5.60
31 December 2011 est.
65 Georgia
5.25
31 December 2012
66 Albania
5.25
31 December 2009 est.
67 Azerbaijan
5.25
31 December 2011 est.
68 Cambodia
5.25
31 December 2007
69 Peru
5.05
31 December 2011
70 Bangladesh
5.00
31 December 2009 est.
71 Syria
5.00
31 December 2012 est.
72 Colombia
5.00
31 December 2010
73 New Zealand
5.00
31 December 2008
74 Qatar
4.93
31 December 2011 est.
75 Guinea-Bissau
4.75
31 December 2008
76 Jordan
4.75
31 December 2009 est.
77 Central African Republic
4.75
31 December 2008
78 Congo, Republic of the
4.75
31 December 2008
79 Niger
4.75
31 December 2008
80 Chad
4.75
31 December 2008
81 Moldova
4.50
31 December 2012
82 Mexico
4.50
31 December 2011 est.
83 Australia
4.35
31 December 2010 est.
84 Gabon
4.25
31 December 2009 est.
85 Senegal
4.25
31 December 2009 est.
86 Togo
4.25
31 December 2009 est.
87 Mali
4.25
31 December 2009 est.
88 Equatorial Guinea
4.25
31 December 2009 est.
89 Cote d'Ivoire
4.25
31 December 2009 est.
90 Benin
4.25
31 December 2009 est.
91 Guyana
4.25
31 December 2010 est.
92 Burkina Faso
4.25
31 December 2009 est.
93 Algeria
4.00
31 December 2009 est.
94 Bahamas, The
4.00
31 December 2011 est.
95 Laos
4.00
31 December 2009
96 Poland
4.00
31 December 2010 est.
97 Macedonia
3.75
31 December 2012 est.
98 Tanzania
3.70
31 December 2009 est.
99 Latvia
3.50
31 December 2010 est.
100 Morocco
3.31
31 December 2009 est.
101 Mozambique
3.25
31 December 2010 est.
102 Thailand
3.25
31 December 2011 est.
103 Libya
3.00
31 December 2009 est.
104 Kuwait
3.00
31 December 2009 est.
105 Aruba
3.00
31 December 2009 est.
106 Fiji
3.00
31 December 2009 est.
107 Bolivia
3.00
31 December 2010 est.
108 Malaysia
2.83
31 December 2010
109 Korea, South
2.75
31 December 2012
110 Kyrgyzstan
2.50
31 December 2010 est.
111 China
2.25
31 December 2012 est.
112 Comoros
2.21
31 December 2009 est.
113 Lithuania
2.06
31 December 2009 est.
114 Taiwan
1.88
31 December 2011
115 Israel
1.75
31 December 2012 est.
116 Norway
1.75
31 December 2009 est.
117 Slovakia
1.75
31 December 2010 est.
118 Luxembourg
1.50
31 December 2010
119 Greece
1.50
31 December 2010
120 Germany
1.50
31 December 2010
121 France
1.50
31 December 2010
122 Finland
1.50
31 December 2010
123 Ireland
1.50
31 December 2010
124 European Union
1.50
31 December 2012
125 Cyprus
1.50
31 December 2010
126 Belgium
1.50
31 December 2010
127 Spain
1.50
31 December 2010
128 Slovenia
1.50
31 December 2012
129 Portugal
1.50
31 December 2010
130 Netherlands
1.50
31 December 2010
131 Malta
0.82
31 December 2010
132 Denmark
0.75
31 December 2010 est.
133 Switzerland
0.75
31 December 2009 est.
134 Italy
0.75
31 December 2012
135 United States
0.50
31 December 2009
136 Chile
0.50
31 December 2009 est.
137 United Kingdom
0.50
31 December 2011 est.
138 Hong Kong
0.50
31 December 2011
139 Sweden
0.50
31 December 2009 est.
140 Japan
0.30
31 December 2009
141 Canada
0.25
31 December 2009 est.
142 Bulgaria
0.22
31 December 2011 est.
143 Oman
0.05
31 December 2009 est.
144 Czech Republic
0.05
31 December 2012
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