non-performing loans (NPL) in Bangladesh

Don’t let defaulters cripple NBFIs, too

Recent figures show alarming rise in defaulted loans

State banks' default loan surges

Default loans in the banking sector shot to a historic high at the end of June this year owing to rising non-performing loans (NPLs) at state-owned commercial banks, said Bangladesh Bank (BB) yesterday. The amount of NPLs at the state banks stood at Tk 74,450 crore, up 28.45 percent from

No excuse for rising loan defaults

Leniency towards habitual defaulters led to this situation

Opinion / Rising risky loans and the talent of making excuses

The actual share of NPLs in total loans would have crossed 20 percent had BB not loosened the definition.

Microfinance sector’s NPL nearly doubles

Microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Bangladesh witnessed an 85 percent year-on-year jump in non-performing loans in 2021-22 as borrowers struggled to pay back owing to the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and the economic slowdown, official figures showed.  

Banking Sector: Risky loans stand at Tk 377,922cr

The banking sector’s total risky loans amounted to Tk 377,922 crore at the end of last year, in a development that makes for a sobering reading of the actual health of this vital sector of the economy.

Take action against big loan defaulters

Appellate Division’s observation on defaulted loans is right on the mark

Bank Company (Amendment) Act, 2023 / Will it do more harm than good?

It seems there exists a nexus among the policymakers, bank directors, and defaulters which facilitates the process of swindling depositors’ money.

Which banks have lowest non-performing loans in Bangladesh?

13 have NPL below 3%, much lower than the sectoral ratio of 8%

October 14, 2023
October 14, 2023

Don’t let defaulters cripple NBFIs, too

Recent figures show alarming rise in defaulted loans

October 5, 2023
October 5, 2023

State banks' default loan surges

Default loans in the banking sector shot to a historic high at the end of June this year owing to rising non-performing loans (NPLs) at state-owned commercial banks, said Bangladesh Bank (BB) yesterday. The amount of NPLs at the state banks stood at Tk 74,450 crore, up 28.45 percent from

October 3, 2023
October 3, 2023

No excuse for rising loan defaults

Leniency towards habitual defaulters led to this situation

August 21, 2023
August 21, 2023

Rising risky loans and the talent of making excuses

The actual share of NPLs in total loans would have crossed 20 percent had BB not loosened the definition.

August 16, 2023
August 16, 2023

Microfinance sector’s NPL nearly doubles

Microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Bangladesh witnessed an 85 percent year-on-year jump in non-performing loans in 2021-22 as borrowers struggled to pay back owing to the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and the economic slowdown, official figures showed.  

August 14, 2023
August 14, 2023

Banking Sector: Risky loans stand at Tk 377,922cr

The banking sector’s total risky loans amounted to Tk 377,922 crore at the end of last year, in a development that makes for a sobering reading of the actual health of this vital sector of the economy.

August 2, 2023
August 2, 2023

Take action against big loan defaulters

Appellate Division’s observation on defaulted loans is right on the mark

July 10, 2023
July 10, 2023

Will it do more harm than good?

It seems there exists a nexus among the policymakers, bank directors, and defaulters which facilitates the process of swindling depositors’ money.

July 10, 2023
July 10, 2023

Which banks have lowest non-performing loans in Bangladesh?

13 have NPL below 3%, much lower than the sectoral ratio of 8%

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