Banking - Belgium



TopicValue
Commercial bank prime lending rate (%)3.5
Central bank discount rate (%)0.75
Value & RankThe Central bank discount rate of Belgium is 0.75 (%) with a global rank of 138.
Belgium compared to other CountriesThe Central bank discount rate of Belgium is similar to that of Germany, France, Finland, Denmark, Cyprus, United States, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Hong Kong SAR, China, Bahrain with a respective Central bank discount rate of 0.75, 0.75, 0.75, 0.75, 0.75, 0.50, 0.50, 0.50, 0.50, 0.50 (%) and a global rank of 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 139, 140, 141, 142, 143.Last 6 years averageBelgium had an average Central bank discount rate of 2.32 (%) in the last 6 years from (2007 to 2013).
Belgium since the end of the Great RecessionBelgium's Central bank discount rate had a negative growth (decline) of 57.1% since the end of the Great Recession
Central bank discount rate of Belgium
Value & RankThe Commercial bank prime lending rate of Belgium is 3.50 (%) with a global rank of 163.
Belgium compared to other CountriesThe Commercial bank prime lending rate of Belgium is similar to that of United Kingdom, Niger, Israel, Côte d'Ivoire, Denmark, United States, Sweden, Slovak Republic, Puerto Rico, Ireland with a respective Commercial bank prime lending rate of 4.40, 4.00, 3.80, 3.80, 3.60, 3.30, 3.30, 3.30, 3.25, 3.20 (%) and a global rank of 158, 159, 160, 161, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168.Last 5 years averageBelgium had an average Commercial bank prime lending rate of 4.47 (%) in the last 5 years from (2008 to 2013).
Belgium since the end of the Great RecessionBelgium's Commercial bank prime lending rate had a negative growth (decline) of 23.5% since the end of the Great Recession
Commercial bank prime lending rate of Belgium
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Datasource: CIA - The World Factbook