Deposits of Lithuanian residents with credit institutions continued to increase
Balance Sheet of Monetary Financial Institutions, December 2018
Today the Bank of Lithuania published the MFI balance sheet for December 2018, which shows that deposits of Lithuanian residents with credit institutions rose by €605.0 million over the month. Household, non-financial corporation and financial sector deposits increased by €670.7 million, €83.8 million and €62.0 million respectively, while general government deposits reduced by €211.5 million. Overnight deposits from Lithuanian households and non-financial corporations with credit institutions grew by €633.2 million and €39.4 million respectively over the month. Loans granted by credit institutions to Lithuanian residents decreased by €145.3 million over the month. Loans to Lithuanian non-financial corporations and the financial sector reduced by €151.8 million and €60.3 million respectively, while loans to households and the general government sector grew by €61.8 million and €5.0 million respectively. Loans for house purchase and other purposes granted by credit institutions to Lithuanian households increased by €64.4 million and €9.8 million, while loans for consumption decreased by €12.4 million.
More information on the balance sheet of MFIs for December 2018 is available in the statistical release (188 KB ) of the Bank of Lithuania. Comprehensive MFI balance sheet data are also published on the Bank of Lithuania’s website.