# Banking - São Tomé and Principe

Central bank discount rate (%) | 16 |

Commercial bank prime lending rate (%) | 26 |

Value & RankThe Central bank discount rate of São Tomé and Principe is 16.0 (%) with a global rank of 7.

São Tomé and Principe compared to other CountriesThe Central bank discount rate of São Tomé and Principe is similar to that of Angola, Costa Rica, Vanuatu, Ghana, Belize, Mali, Malawi, Uganda, Papua New Guinea, Kyrgyz Republic with a respective Central bank discount rate of 25.0, 21.5, 20.0, 18.0, 18.0, 16.0, 15.0, 14.0, 14.0, 13.7 (%) and a global rank of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12.

São Tomé and Principe compared to other CountriesThe Central bank discount rate of São Tomé and Principe is similar to that of Angola, Costa Rica, Vanuatu, Ghana, Belize, Mali, Malawi, Uganda, Papua New Guinea, Kyrgyz Republic with a respective Central bank discount rate of 25.0, 21.5, 20.0, 18.0, 18.0, 16.0, 15.0, 14.0, 14.0, 13.7 (%) and a global rank of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12.

Value & RankThe Commercial bank prime lending rate of São Tomé and Principe is 26.0 (%) with a global rank of 8.

São Tomé and Principe compared to other CountriesThe Commercial bank prime lending rate of São Tomé and Principe is similar to that of Zimbabwe, Malawi, Paraguay, Ghana, Brazil, Guinea, Kyrgyz Republic, Uganda, Lao PDR, Yemen with a respective Commercial bank prime lending rate of 30.0, 29.5, 28.9, 27.0, 26.9, 26.0, 25.0, 23.7, 23.2, 22.0 (%) and a global rank of 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13.Last 5 years averageSão Tomé and Principe had an average Commercial bank prime lending rate of 27.2 (%) in the last 5 years from (2008 to 2013).

São Tomé and Principe since the end of the Great RecessionSão Tomé and Principe's Commercial bank prime lending rate had a negative growth (decline) of 18.8% since the end of the Great Recession

São Tomé and Principe compared to other CountriesThe Commercial bank prime lending rate of São Tomé and Principe is similar to that of Zimbabwe, Malawi, Paraguay, Ghana, Brazil, Guinea, Kyrgyz Republic, Uganda, Lao PDR, Yemen with a respective Commercial bank prime lending rate of 30.0, 29.5, 28.9, 27.0, 26.9, 26.0, 25.0, 23.7, 23.2, 22.0 (%) and a global rank of 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13.Last 5 years averageSão Tomé and Principe had an average Commercial bank prime lending rate of 27.2 (%) in the last 5 years from (2008 to 2013).

São Tomé and Principe since the end of the Great RecessionSão Tomé and Principe's Commercial bank prime lending rate had a negative growth (decline) of 18.8% since the end of the Great Recession

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Datasource: CIA - The World Factbook