Loan Demand and Asset Allocation
In the 3rd quarter of 2017, 47.1 percent of households prefer savings in tugrug over the other type of savings and this percent was 44.6 percent in the same quarter of 2016. On the other hand, the percentage of households who prefer savings in foreign currency has decreased by 1.7 percentage points and reached to 18.8 percent and the percentage of households who prefer investment in immoveable assets has decreased by 0.7 percentage points and reached to 28.8 percent.
In the 3rd quarter of 2017, 18 percent of households are planning to take loans. This is higher by 3.2 percentage points from the level in the same period of last year and lower by 1.4 percentage points from the level in 2015.