Outstanding bank loan repayment up 75 pct
The Romanians and the companies amassed outstanding repayments to loans totalling 2.865 billion lei (719 million euros), at end-Dec. 2008.
Less-than-30-days outstanding debts climbed 224 percent from April 2008.
The individuals’ outstanding forex loan repayment equalled 519.12 million euros on this March 31, up 118.6 percent on end-2008, when they totalled 249 million euros.
The outstanding debts incurred by the Bucharest-based individuals and companies were up 108.8 percent in the first four months of 2009 to 1.72 billion lei (410.7 million euros), of which 59 percent was forex lending.