Moreover, as from 2002, data are available on locally granted loans in local currencies. This form of lending better enables banks to use country-specific information and, hence, monitor outstanding claims. In the third quarter of 2006, banks had approximately EUR 780 billion in such local claims outstanding.
Featured statistic: EUR 814 billion
Date 24 January 2007
International lending by Dutch banks has grown tremendously these past two decades, to EUR 814 billion in the third quarter of 2006 (see Chart).