The value of loans in Japan increased 3.3% year-on-year in February 2023, accelerating from a 3.1% gain in January and marking the fastest growth since April 2021, as the country's continued economic recovery and rising raw materials cost boosted credit demand among companies. Outstanding loans held by the country's major, regional, and "shinkin" banks stood at 598.9 trillion yen. Major and regional banks were principal loan growth drivers, surging 4% and 3.3%, respectively, while "shinkin" banks added 0.9%. source: Bank of Japan
Loan Growth in Japan averaged 0.50 percent from 2001 until 2023, reaching an all time high of 6.70 percent in August of 2020 and a record low of -5.00 percent in October of 2002. This page provides the latest reported value for - Japan Bank Lending - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Japan Bank Lending - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2023.
Loan Growth in Japan is expected to be 3.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations.