Bank Lending Rate in Bahrain increased to 5.22 percent in the first quarter of 2019 from 5.19 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018. Bank Lending Rate in Bahrain averaged 6.46 percent from 2007 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 9.30 percent in the third quarter of 2007 and a record low of 4.72 percent in the third quarter of 2016.
Bank Lending Rate in Bahrain is expected to be 5.35 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Bank Lending Rate in Bahrain to stand at 5.35 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bahrain Bank Lending Rate is projected to trend around 5.60 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.