Bank of Lithuania
2022-10-26
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Balance Sheet and Interest Rates of Monetary Financial Institutions, September 2022

Today, the Bank of Lithuania published the monetary financial institution (MFI) balance sheet and interest rate data for September 2022, which show that:

loans granted by credit institutions to Lithuanian residents increased1 by €282.0 million, or 1.1%, over the month (their annual growth rate2 stood at 17.6%). Loans to Lithuanian households3 rose by €128.2 million, or 1.0%, and those to non-financial corporations by €118.4 million, or 1.2% (their annual growth rate stood at 12.4% and 21.8% respectively). Loans to the financial sector4 grew by €38.1 million, while those to general government declined by €2.6 million. At the end of September 2022, loans to these sectors amounted to €13.4 billion, €10.2 billion, €1.9 billion and €328.2 million respectively (see Chart 1);

loans to Lithuanian households for house purchase, consumption and other purposes granted by credit institutions increased by €111.5 million, €12.3 million and €4.4 million over the month, to €11.2 billion, €915.6 million and €1.3 billion respectively (see Chart 2);

deposits of Lithuanian residents with credit institutions rose by €177.7 million, or 0.5%, over the month (their annual growth rate was 4.9%). Household deposits went up by €150.3 million, or 0.7%, month on month, while non-financial corporation deposits declined by €80.4 million, or 0.8% (their annual growth rate stood at 3.7% and 0.4% respectively). General government deposits went up by €226.5 million, while those of the financial sector decreased by €118.6 million over the month, to €3.9 billion and €996.3 million respectively. At the end of September 2022, non-financial corporation and household deposits amounted to €9.4 billion and €20.4 billion respectively (see Chart 3);

overnight deposits of Lithuanian households with credit institutions increased by €165.8 million, while those of non-financial corporations diminished by €174.5 million month on month, to €16.8 billion and €9.0 billion respectively;

interest rates5 on new business of loans6 granted to households by credit institutions went up by 0.49 percentage points to 4.64%. Interest rates on loans for house purchase and consumption grew by 0.72 percentage points and 0.02 percentage points respectively, while those of loans for other purposes declined by 0.32 percentage points. In September 2022, interest rates on these loans comprised 3.46%, 8.96% and 5.60% respectively (see Chart 4).

Chart 1. Loans granted by other MFIs to Lithuanian residents, excluding MFIs
(outstanding amounts, end-of-period)
Loans to Lithuanian households for house purchase went up by 1% despite rising interest rates
 
Chart 2. Loans granted by other MFIs to Lithuanian households
(outstanding amounts, end-of-period)
Loans to Lithuanian households for house purchase went up by 1% despite rising interest rates
 
Chart 3. Deposits of Lithuanian residents, excluding MFIs, with other MFIs
(outstanding amounts, end-of-period)
Loans to Lithuanian households for house purchase went up by 1% despite rising interest rates
 
Chart 4. Interest rates on new business loans for households
Loans to Lithuanian households for house purchase went up by 1% despite rising interest rates

Detailed data on MFI assets and liabilities is available on the Bank of Lithuania website under MFI balance sheet and monetary statistics.

Detailed data on MFI interest rates is available on the Bank of Lithuania website under MFI interest rate statistics.

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1 Unless otherwise specified, monthly changes in euro are presented as transactions, i.e. they are calculated by taking the difference between end-of-month outstanding amounts and then removing the effects of revaluation adjustments, exchange rate adjustments, loan write-offs and reclassifications.

2 The annual growth rate is calculated as a percentage change in the base index of transaction-adjusted outstanding amounts over the year.

3 The household sector consists of households and non-profit institutions serving households.

4 The financial sector consists of Lithuania’s investment funds and other financial intermediaries, as well as insurance undertakings and pension funds.

5 Weighted interest rates on new business during the reporting month, in percentages per annum.

6 New business covers financial contracts that specify for the first time the interest rate on a loan, and existing loan contracts which were renegotiated. New business does not cover revolving loans and overdrafts, as well as credit card debt.

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