The value of loans in Brazil went up 1.5 percent to BRL 4,104.7 million in March of 2021, following a 0.7 percent increase in the previous month. Lending to companies advanced 2.5 percent to BRL 1,588 million, from 0.7 percent in February, and lending to households advanced 1.0 percent to BRL 2,296 million, from 0.8 percent. Year-on-year, bank loans rose 14.5 percent, easing from a 16.1 percent jump in the previous month. source: Banco Central do Brasil

Loan Growth in Brazil averaged 1.01 percent from 2007 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 3.70 percent in September of 2008 and a record low of -1 percent in January of 2017. This page provides the latest reported value for - Brazil Loan Growth - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brazil Loan Growth - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2021.

Loan Growth in Brazil is expected to be 0.50 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 0.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Brazil Loan Growth is projected to trend around 0.70 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Brazil Loan Growth

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.50 0.70 3.70 -1.00 2007 - 2021 percent Monthly


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-01-28 12:30 PM Dec 1.6% 2.1% 2.1%
2021-02-25 12:30 PM Jan 0.0% 1.6% -0.2%
2021-03-29 12:30 PM Feb 0.7% -0.1% 0.4%
2021-04-29 12:30 PM Mar 1.5% 0.7% 2.4%
2021-05-28 12:30 PM Apr 1.5%
2021-06-28 12:30 PM May
2021-07-28 12:30 PM Jun
2021-08-27 12:30 PM Jul


News Stream
Brazil Loan Growth Quickens in March
The value of loans in Brazil went up 1.5 percent to BRL 4,104.7 million in March of 2021, following a 0.7 percent increase in the previous month. Lending to companies advanced 2.5 percent to BRL 1,588 million, from 0.7 percent in February, and lending to households advanced 1.0 percent to BRL 2,296 million, from 0.8 percent. Year-on-year, bank loans rose 14.5 percent, easing from a 16.1 percent jump in the previous month.
2021-04-29
Brazil Bank Loan Growth Rebounds in February
The value of loans in Brazil edged up 0.7 percent to BRL 4,046.9 million in February of 2021, following a revised 0.1 percent decrease in the previous month. Lending to companies advanced 0.6 percent to BRL 1,774 million (from -0.9 percent in January) and lending to households advanced 0.8 percent to BRL 2,273 million (from 0.6 percent in January). Year-on-year, bank loans rose 16.1 percent, slightly above a downwardly revised 15.9 percent jump in the previous month.
2021-03-29
Brazil Bank Lending Unchanged from December
The value of loans in Brazil was flat at BRL 4,020.1 million in January of 2021, slowing from a 1.6 percent gain in the previous month. Lending to companies retreated 0.8 percent to BRL 1,764 million (from 1.7 percent in December) and lending to households advanced 0.6 percent to BRL 2,256 million (from 1.5 percent in December). Year-on-year, bank loans rose 16.0 percent, slightly above an upwardly revised 15.7 percent jump in the previous month.
2021-02-25
Brazil Bank Loan Growth Slows in December
The value of loans in Brazil rose 1.6 percent to BRL 4,017.7 million in December of 2020, slowing from an upwardly revised 2.1 percent gain in the previous month. Lending to companies advanced 1.7 percent to BRL 1,779.2 million (vs 1.9 percent in November) and lending to households went up at a softer 1.4 percent to BRL 2,238.4 million (vs 2.2 percent in November). Year-on-year, bank loans rose 15.5 percent, little changed from a 15.6 percent jump in the previous month.
2021-01-28

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