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Economy > Debt > Interest rates > Central bank discount rate: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Compares the annualized interest rate set by centrals banks over loans requested by commercial banks to meet temporary shortages of funds. Through these loans, central banks can influence the commercial banks' interest rates as a tool of monetary policy. Usually their interest rates are lower than the ones offered by commercial banks, which lend it at a higher rate to make their profit.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Venezuela 28.5% 2014
2 Sao Tome and Principe 28% 2014
3 Guinea 22.25% 2014
4 Paraguay 20% 2014
5 Angola 19.57% 2014
6 Costa Rica 17% 2014
7 Tanzania 16.4% 2014
=8 Malawi 15% 2014
=8 Iraq 15% 2014
=8 Iceland 15% 2014
11 Uganda 14.68% 2014
12 Botswana 14.5% 2014
=13 Tajikistan 13.5% 2014
=13 Ghana 13.5% 2014
15 Maldives 13% 2014
16 Lesotho 12.82% 2014
17 Laos 12.67% 2014
=18 Rwanda 12.5% 2014
=18 Iran 12.5% 2014
=20 Barbados 12% 2014
=20 Belize 12% 2014
=20 Lebanon 12% 2014
=20 Burma 12% 2014
24 Sri Lanka 11.75% 2014
25 Zambia 11.73% 2014
=26 Swaziland 11% 2014
=26 Kazakhstan 11% 2014
28 Namibia 10.5% 2014
29 Burundi 10.12% 2014
=30 Pakistan 10% 2014
=30 Belarus 10% 2014
=30 Gambia 10% 2014
=30 Uruguay 10% 2014
34 Mozambique 9.95% 2014
35 Mongolia 9.75% 2014
36 Serbia 9.57% 2014
=37 Nigeria 9.5% 2014
=37 Colombia 9.5% 2014
39 Fiji 9.25% 2014
=40 Croatia 9% 2014
=40 Egypt 9% 2014
42 Cape Verde 8.5% 2014
43 Russia 8.25% 2014
=44 Georgia 8% 2014
=44 Azerbaijan 8% 2014
=44 Ukraine 8% 2014
=47 India 7.5% 2014
=47 Brazil 7.5% 2014
49 Papua New Guinea 7.38% 2014
50 Armenia 7.25% 2014
51 Trinidad and Tobago 6.94% 2014
52 Hong Kong 6.75% 2014
=53 Nepal 6.5% 2014
=53 Peru 6.5% 2014
=53 Vietnam 6.5% 2014
=56 Jordan 6.25% 2014
=56 Albania 6.25% 2014
=56 Kuwait 6.25% 2014
=59 Vanuatu 6% 2014
=59 Philippines 6% 2014
=59 China 6% 2014
=59 Latvia 6% 2014
63 Indonesia 5.75% 2014
64 Comoros 5.36% 2014
=65 Cambodia 5.25% 2014
=65 Democratic Republic of the Congo 5.25% 2014
67 Seychelles 5.13% 2014
=68 Aruba 5% 2014
=68 South Africa 5% 2014
=68 Chile 5% 2014
71 The Bahamas 4.5% 2014
=72 Libya 4% 2014
=72 Mexico 4% 2014
=72 Algeria 4% 2014
75 Hungary 3.6% 2014
=76 Bangladesh 3% 2014
=76 Morocco 3% 2014
=78 South Korea 2.75% 2014
=78 Thailand 2.75% 2014
=80 Australia 2.5% 2014
=80 New Zealand 2.5% 2014
=80 Poland 2.5% 2014
83 Saudi Arabia 2% 2014
=84 Turkey 1.5% 2014
=84 Norway 1.5% 2014
=84 Taiwan 1.5% 2014
=87 Canada 1% 2014
=87 Israel 1% 2014
=87 Sweden 1% 2014
90 United Kingdom 0.5% 2014
=91 United States 0.25% 2014
=91 Switzerland 0.25% 2014
93 Lithuania 0.2% 2014
94 Japan 0.1% 2014
95 Czech Republic 0.05% 2014
96 Bulgaria 0.03% 2014
=97 Denmark 0.0 2014
=97 Oman 0.0 2014

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Debt > Interest rates > Central bank discount rate. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Wikipedia: List of countries by central bank interest rates (https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2207rank.html http://www.worldinterestrates.info/ http://www.forexmotion.com/index.php/en/exchange-rates.html). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Debt/Interest-rates/Central-bank-discount-rate

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