NPL

Bad loan ratio rises to 9% in 2023 

The default loan ratio in the banking sector of Bangladesh rose to 9 percent in 2023 from 8.16 percent a year ago

Which banks have lowest non-performing loans in Bangladesh?

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

Don’t fall for quick fixes in bank sector

Relaxing loan repayment is unlikely to work if habitual defaulters continue to be tolerated

How DBH managed to keep its NPLs so low

While a number of banks and non-bank financial institutions (NBFIs) are struggling to rein in their non-performing loans (NPL), DBH Finance PLC has continued to maintain the lowest NPL to loan ratio in the industry for years. 

Overflow of non-performing loans

Time for govt to change its policy towards habitual defaulters

How lenders faring amid slowdown / Interest cap, NPLs did more damage than Covid, war

The business sector in Bangladesh has been going through severe challenges for the past four years, which, for many, have been the toughest period in decades, with the coronavirus pandemic being the dominant factor in the early part before the Russia-Ukraine war broke out. Today, we are running the second report of a series to present how various sectors fared in the face of the two unprecedented shocks. 

Recovery fails to keep pace with default loan spike

The pace of recovery of banks' nonperforming loans (NPL) was much lower than the rate at which their NPL increased last year -- an ominous development for the sector.

February 12, 2024
February 12, 2024

Bad loan ratio rises to 9% in 2023 

The default loan ratio in the banking sector of Bangladesh rose to 9 percent in 2023 from 8.16 percent a year ago

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%

June 21, 2023
June 21, 2023

Don’t fall for quick fixes in bank sector

Relaxing loan repayment is unlikely to work if habitual defaulters continue to be tolerated

May 24, 2023
May 24, 2023

How DBH managed to keep its NPLs so low

While a number of banks and non-bank financial institutions (NBFIs) are struggling to rein in their non-performing loans (NPL), DBH Finance PLC has continued to maintain the lowest NPL to loan ratio in the industry for years. 

May 14, 2023
May 14, 2023

Overflow of non-performing loans

Time for govt to change its policy towards habitual defaulters

April 10, 2023
April 10, 2023

Interest cap, NPLs did more damage than Covid, war

The business sector in Bangladesh has been going through severe challenges for the past four years, which, for many, have been the toughest period in decades, with the coronavirus pandemic being the dominant factor in the early part before the Russia-Ukraine war broke out. Today, we are running the second report of a series to present how various sectors fared in the face of the two unprecedented shocks. 

March 31, 2019
March 31, 2019

Recovery fails to keep pace with default loan spike

The pace of recovery of banks' nonperforming loans (NPL) was much lower than the rate at which their NPL increased last year -- an ominous development for the sector.

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