The benchmark interest rate in Uruguay was last recorded at 5.25 percent. source: Banco Central del Uruguay

Interest Rate in Uruguay averaged 7.27 percent from 2007 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 10 percent in January of 2009 and a record low of 4.50 percent in September of 2020. This page provides - Uruguay Interest Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Uruguay Monetary Policy Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2021.

Interest Rate in Uruguay is expected to be 5.25 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Uruguay Monetary Policy Rate is projected to trend around 5.50 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Uruguay Monetary Policy Rate

Uruguay Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Interest Rate 5.25 percent Oct/21 5.00 10.00 4.50
Interbank Rate 0.15 percent Sep/21 0.15 7.11 0.15
Money Supply M0 69750.00 UYU Million Aug/21 70537.00 71928.00 5552.00
Money Supply M1 197741.00 UYU Million Aug/21 191079.00 198949.00 11548.00
Money Supply M2 415697.00 UYU Million Aug/21 410446.00 421833.00 20697.00
Foreign Exchange Reserves 17216.60 USD Million Aug/21 16617.80 18810.00 1681.60
Loans to Private Sector 1207.74 USD Thousand Aug/21 1208.02 1805.44 78.75
Central Bank Balance Sheet 128129.00 UYU Million Aug/21 124110.00 159264.00 5143.00

Uruguay Monetary Policy Rate
The Central Bank of Uruguay reintroduced on September 3rd, 2020, the monetary policy rate after seven years of trying to control inflation through changes in the money supply. The central bank had abandoned the use of a single benchmark interest rate in 2013.