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Iraq

Iraq Financial sector Stats

Definitions

  • Assets > Claims on governments > Etc. > Annual growth as % of M2: Claims on governments and other public entities (IFS line 32an + 32b + 32bx + 32c) usually comprise direct credit for specific purposes such as financing of the government budget deficit or loans to state enterprises, advances against future credit authorisations, and purchases of treasury bills and bonds, net of deposits by the public sector. Public sector deposits with the banking system also include sinking funds for the service of debt and temporary deposits of government revenues. Money and quasi money (M2) comprise the sum of currency outside banks, demand deposits other than those of the central government, and the time, savings, and foreign currency deposits of resident sectors other than the central government."
  • Assets > Claims on governments and other public entities > Current LCU: Claims on governments and other public entities (IFS line 32an + 32b + 32bx + 32c) usually comprise direct credit for specific purposes such as financing of the government budget deficit or loans to state enterprises, advances against future credit authorisations, and purchases of treasury bills and bonds, net of deposits by the public sector. Public sector deposits with the banking system also include sinking funds for the service of debt and temporary deposits of government revenues. Data are in current local currency."
  • Assets > Claims on private sector > Annual growth as % of M2: Claims on private sector (IFS line 32d) include gross credit from the financial system to individuals, enterprises, nonfinancial public entities not included under net domestic credit, and financial institutions not included elsewhere. Money and quasi money (M2) comprise the sum of currency outside banks, demand deposits other than those of the central government, and the time, savings, and foreign currency deposits of resident sectors other than the central government."
  • Capital markets > Financing via international capital markets > Gross inflows > % of GDP: Financing via international capital markets is the sum of gross bond issuance, bank lending and new equity placement. Bond issuance is the notional amount of bond issuance by government, public and private sector borrowers in international capital markets. Bank lending is the committed amount of funds raised by government, public and private sector borrowers via international syndicated lending. Equity placement is the notional amount of cross-border equity placement."
  • Exchange rates and prices > GDP deflator > Base year varies by country: The GDP implicit deflator is the ratio of GDP in current local currency to GDP in constant local currency. The base year varies by country.
  • Exchange rates and prices > Official exchange rate > LCU per US$ > Period average: Official exchange rate refers to the exchange rate determined by national authorities or to the rate determined in the legally sanctioned exchange market. It is calculated as an annual average based on monthly averages (local currency units relative to the U.S. dollar).
  • Interest rates > Deposit interest rate: Deposit interest rate is the rate paid by commercial or similar banks for demand, time, or savings deposits."
  • Interest rates > Interest rate spread > Lending rate minus deposit rate: 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."
  • Interest rates > Lending interest rate: Lending interest rate is the rate charged by banks on loans to prime customers.
  • Interest rates > Real interest rate: Real interest rate is the lending interest rate adjusted for inflation as measured by the GDP deflator.
  • Interest rates > Risk premium on lending > Prime rate minus treasury bill rate: Risk premium on lending is the interest rate charged by banks on loans to prime private sector customers minus the ""risk free"" treasury bill interest rate at which short-term government securities are issued or traded in the market. In some countries this spread may be negative, indicating that the market considers its best corporate clients to be lower risk than the government."
  • Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Bank liquid > Reserves to bank assets ratio: Ratio of bank liquid reserves to bank assets is the ratio of domestic currency holdings and deposits with the monetary authorities to claims on other governments, nonfinancial public enterprises, the private sector, and other banking institutions."
  • Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Money and quasi money > M2 > Current LCU: Money and quasi money comprise the sum of currency outside banks, demand deposits other than those of the central government, and the time, savings, and foreign currency deposits of resident sectors other than the central government. This definition of money supply is frequently called M2; it corresponds to lines 34 and 35 in the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) International Financial Statistics (IFS). Data are in current local currency."
  • Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Money and quasi money > M2 as % of GDP: Money and quasi money comprise the sum of currency outside banks, demand deposits other than those of the central government, and the time, savings, and foreign currency deposits of resident sectors other than the central government. This definition of money supply is frequently called M2; it corresponds to lines 34 and 35 in the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) International Financial Statistics (IFS)."
  • Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Money and quasi money > M2 to total > Reserves ratio: Money and quasi money comprise the sum of currency outside banks, demand deposits other than those of the central government, and the time, savings, and foreign currency deposits of resident sectors other than the central government. This definition is frequently called M2; it corresponds to lines 34 and 35 in the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) International Financial Statistics (IFS). Total reserves comprise holdings of monetary gold, special drawing rights, reserves of IMF members held by the IMF, and holdings of foreign exchange under the control of monetary authorities. The gold component of these reserves is valued at year-end (December 31) London prices."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Assets > Claims on governments > Etc. > Annual growth as % of M2 -54.66% 2008 141st out of 144
Assets > Claims on governments and other public entities > Current LCU -30,120,914,000,000 2008 145th out of 145
Assets > Claims on private sector > Annual growth as % of M2 5.32% 2008 123th out of 143
Capital markets > Financing via international capital markets > Gross inflows > % of GDP 0.0 2009 60th out of 126
Exchange rates and prices > GDP deflator > Base year varies by country 355.58 2009 34th out of 162
Exchange rates and prices > Official exchange rate > LCU per US$ > Period average $1,193.08 2008 17th out of 172
Interest rates > Deposit interest rate 11.37% 2007 12th out of 144
Interest rates > Interest rate spread > Lending rate minus deposit rate 8.37% 2007 38th out of 130
Interest rates > Lending interest rate 15.64% 2009 33th out of 114
Interest rates > Real interest rate 61.48% 2009 1st out of 102
Interest rates > Risk premium on lending > Prime rate minus treasury bill rate 1.82% 2008 58th out of 68
Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Bank liquid > Reserves to bank assets ratio 156.61% 2008 2nd out of 158
Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Money and quasi money > M2 > Current LCU 36.93 trillion 2008 9th out of 144
Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Money and quasi money > M2 as % of GDP 31.12% 2008 94th out of 138
Monetary holdings > Liabilities > Money and quasi money > M2 to total > Reserves ratio 0.62 2008 129th out of 134

SOURCES: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files.; Dealogic, and World Bank GDP estimates.; World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files using World Bank data on the GDP deflator.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics database.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.

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Iraq Economy > Financial sector Profiles (Subcategories)

Assets 7 Interest rates 5
Exchange rates and prices 5 Monetary holdings 9