The National Bank of Georgia (NBG) published information on current tendencies of resident commercial banks’ loan portfolio and deposits as of July 2023.
The total volume of non-bank deposits in the country′ s banking sector increased by 2.11% or by 989.47 million GEL (exchange rate effect excluded volume of deposits increased by 1.54%), compared to the end of June 2023 and constituted 47.78 billion GEL by the end of July 2023.
In July, the volume of term deposits increased by 436.54 million GEL (by 2.44%; exchange rate effect excluded volume of term deposits increased by 1.96%). Demand deposits increased by 552.93 million GEL (by 1.91%; exchange rate effect excluded volume of demand deposits increased by 1.28%).
The larization ratio of total non-bank deposits constituted 49.36% by the end of July 2023 and increased by 0.13 percentage point (exchange rate effect excluded by 0.41 percentage points) compared to the end of June 2023.
The market interest rate on term deposits constituted 8.14%. In particular, the market interest rate for national currency-denominated deposits was 10.79% and the market interest rate for foreign currency-denominated deposits was 1.51%.
The share of the US dollar in the total volume of foreign currency-denominated deposits equals 78.57% and the share of the Euro equals 19.45%.