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Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Economy > Interest rate spread > Lending rate minus deposit rate

DEFINITION: Interest rate spread is the interest rate charged by banks on loans to prime customers minus the interest rate paid by commercial or similar banks for demand, time, or savings deposits.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Brazil 37.75% 2005
2 Paraguay 28.25% 2005
3 Haiti 23.99% 2005
4 Costa Rica 14.51% 2005
5 Guyana 11.95% 2005
6 Bolivia 11.68% 2005
7 Peru 11.54% 2005
8 Uruguay 10.77% 2005
9 Dominican Republic 10.25% 2005
10 Suriname 10.13% 2005
11 Jamaica 9.86% 2005
12 Guatemala 8.68% 2005
13 Nicaragua 8.07% 2005
14 Honduras 7.93% 2005
15 Saint Lucia 7.77% 2005
16 Aruba 7.59% 2005
17 Colombia 7.55% 2005
18 Antigua and Barbuda 7.54% 2005
19 Grenada 7.2% 2005
20 Trinidad and Tobago 6.91% 2005
21 Dominica 6.77% 2005
22 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6.69% 2005
23 Belize 6.54% 2005
24 Mexico 6.24% 2005
25 Barbados 5.99% 2005
26 Panama 5.97% 2005
27 Ecuador 5.81% 2005
28 Saint Kitts and Nevis 5.53% 2005
29 Venezuela 5.18% 2005
30 El Salvador 4.64% 2000
31 Chile 2.75% 2005
32 Argentina 2.4% 2005
33 The Bahamas 2.32% 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Interest rate spread > Lending rate minus deposit rate. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Latin-America-and-Caribbean/Economy/Interest-rate-spread/Lending-rate-minus-deposit-rate

Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Economy > Interest rate spread > Lending rate minus deposit rate

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Interesting observations about Economy > Interest rate spread > Lending rate minus deposit rate

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo ranked first for interest rate spread > lending rate minus deposit rate amongst Hot countries in 1996.
  • Brazil ranked first for interest rate spread > lending rate minus deposit rate amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2005.
  • Zimbabwe ranked first for interest rate spread > lending rate minus deposit rate amongst Former British colonies in 2005.
  • Laos ranked first for interest rate spread > lending rate minus deposit rate amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2005.
  • Paraguay ranked first for interest rate spread > lending rate minus deposit rate amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2005.
  • Angola ranked third for interest rate spread > lending rate minus deposit rate amongst Christian countries in 2005.
  • Kyrgyzstan ranked first for interest rate spread > lending rate minus deposit rate amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Georgia ranked first for interest rate spread > lending rate minus deposit rate amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Peru ranked second for interest rate spread > lending rate minus deposit rate amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
  • Iceland ranked first for interest rate spread > lending rate minus deposit rate amongst High income OECD countries in 2004.
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