The value of loans in Brazil rose 1.1 percent month-over-month to BRL 3,410 million in November of 2019, following a 0.3 percent gain in the previous month. Loans to companies went up 1.4 percent to BRL 1,440 million, recovering from a 0.8 percent drop in October and lending to households increased 0.9 percent to BRL 1,970 million (vs 1.1 percent in October). Year-on-year, bank loans grew 6.3 percent, the same as in the prior month. Loan Growth in Brazil averaged 1 percent from 2007 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 3.68 percent in September of 2008 and a record low of -1.02 percent in January of 2017.

Loan Growth in Brazil is expected to be 0.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Loan Growth in Brazil to stand at 0.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Brazil Loan Growth is projected to trend around 0.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Brazil Loan Growth

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.10 0.30 3.68 -1.02 2007 - 2019 percent Monthly



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-09-25 01:30 PM Aug 1.1% -0.2% 0.8%
2019-10-25 12:30 PM Sep 1% 1.1% 0.9%
2019-11-27 12:30 PM Oct 0.3% 1% -0.1%
2019-12-27 12:30 PM Nov 1.1% 0.3% 0.2%
2020-01-29 12:30 PM Dec 1.1% 0.7%


News Stream
2019-11-27
Brazil Bank Lending Rises 0.3% MoM in October
The value of loans in Brazil rose 0.3 percent month-over-month to BRL 3,372.5 million in October 2019, easing from a 1 percent gain in the previous month. Loans to companies dropped 0.8 percent (vs 1.2 percent in September) while lending to households increased 1.1 percent (vs 1 percent in September). Year-on-year, bank loans grew 6.3 percent, after a 5.8 percent rise in the prior month.

2019-10-25
Brazil Loan Growth Eases Slightly in September
The value of loans in Brazil increased 1.0 percent month-over-month to BRL 3,361.3 million in September 2019, following a 1.1 percent rise in the previous month. Lending to households advanced less (1.0 percent vs 1.2 percent in August) while loans to companies increased slightly faster (1.1 percent vs 1.0 percent). Year-on-year, bank loans grew 5.8 percent compared to an upwardly revised 5.2 percent gain in the previous month.

2019-09-25
Brazil Bank Lending Rises the Most in 8 Months
The value of loans in Brazil rose 1.1 percent month-over-month to BRL 3,325.6 billion in August 2019, rebounding from a 0.2 percent fall in the previous month. It was the largest gain in loans since December last year, as lending to households increased 1.1 percent (vs 0.9 percent in July) and to companies went up 1.0 percent (vs -1.6 percent in July). Year-on-year, bank loans advanced 5.1 percent in July, the same pace as in the prior month.

2019-08-28
Brazil Bank Loans Fall in July
The value of loans in Brazil fell 0.2 percent month-over-month to BRL 3,290.4 billion in July 2019, following a revised 0.3 percent gain in June. Loans to companies dropped 0.5 percent (vs -0.9 percent in June) and those to households edged up 0.1 percent (vs 1.3 percent in June). Year-on-year, bank loans increased 5.1 percent in July, the same pace as in the previous month.

2019-07-26
Brazil Bank Lending Rises 0.4% MoM in June
The value of loans in Brazil rose 0.4 percent month-over-month to BRL 3,296.4 billion in June 2019, following a downwardly revised 0.5 percent gain in the previous month. Loans to companies increased 0.1 percent to BRL 1,422.8 billion and loans to households advanced 0.6 percent to BRL 1,873.6 billion. Year-on-year, bank loans went up 5.1 percent, after a 5.4 percent rise in the prior month, as lending to households jumped 10.1 percent while to companies dropped 0.8 percent.

2019-06-26
Brazil Bank Lending Rises 0.6% MoM in May
The value of loans in Brazil increased 0.6 percent from the previous month to BRL 3,286.6 billion in May 2019, following a flat reading in the previous month. Loans to companies went up 0.1 percent to BRL 1,424.7 billion and loans to households rose 0.9 percent to BRL 1,861.8 billion. Year-on-year, bank loans advanced 5.5 percent, after a 5.4 percent gain in the prior month, as lending jumped 9.9 percent to households and 0.3 percent to companies.


Brazil Loan Growth
Loan Growth in Brazil refers to the monthly change in total credit outstanding, including public and private lending.

Brazil Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Interest Rate 4.50 5.00 45.00 4.50 percent [+]
Cash Reserve Ratio 21.00 21.00 100.00 21.00 percent [+]
Money Supply M0 316586.71 296782.89 316586.71 0.00 BRL Million [+]
Money Supply M1 434632.72 400461.83 434632.72 0.00 BRL Million [+]
Money Supply M2 2999376.27 2959812.57 2999376.27 0.01 BRL Million [+]
Money Supply M3 6695726.86 6675767.04 6695726.86 0.01 BRL Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 356884.00 366376.00 388092.00 1187.00 USD Million [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 6629894.07 6590245.90 6629894.07 4596.15 BRL Million [+]
Loans to Private Sector 576076.00 578334.00 875167.00 169316.00 BRL Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 3.33 5.27 54180.08 3.33 percent [+]
Loan Growth 1.10 0.30 3.68 -1.02 percent [+]
Interbank Rate 4.93 4.93 16.05 0.89 percent [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 3442882417.00 3560355983.00 3560355983.00 6.40 BRL Thousand [+]