Banking - Lesotho



TopicValue
Central bank discount rate (%)9.36
Commercial bank prime lending rate (%)10
Value & RankThe Central bank discount rate of Lesotho is 9.36 (%) with a global rank of 24.
Lesotho compared to other CountriesThe Central bank discount rate of Lesotho is similar to that of Myanmar, Libya, Serbia, Mozambique, Botswana, Vietnam, Uruguay, The Gambia, Mauritius, Mauritania with a respective Central bank discount rate of 9.95, 9.52, 9.50, 9.50, 9.50, 9.00, 9.00, 9.00, 9.00, 9.00 (%) and a global rank of 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29.Last 5 years averageLesotho had an average Central bank discount rate of 9.50 (%) in the last 5 years from (2007 to 2012).
Lesotho since the end of the Great RecessionLesotho's Central bank discount rate had a negative growth (decline) of 12.2% since the end of the Great Recession
Central bank discount rate of Lesotho
Value & RankThe Commercial bank prime lending rate of Lesotho is 10.0 (%) with a global rank of 86.
Lesotho compared to other CountriesThe Commercial bank prime lending rate of Lesotho is similar to that of Aruba, Zambia, Antigua and Barbuda, Samoa, Cape Verde, Botswana, Belarus, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Montenegro with a respective Commercial bank prime lending rate of 10.5, 10.4, 10.3, 10.2, 10.1, 10.0, 10.0, 9.9, 9.7, 9.7 (%) and a global rank of 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91.Last 5 years averageLesotho had an average Commercial bank prime lending rate of 11.8 (%) in the last 5 years from (2008 to 2013).
Lesotho since the end of the Great RecessionLesotho's Commercial bank prime lending rate had a negative growth (decline) of 23.1% since the end of the Great Recession
Commercial bank prime lending rate of Lesotho
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Datasource: CIA - The World Factbook