Bahrain sees loans on the rise
Manama, September 9, 2013
The loan portfolio of Bahrain's banks rose to its highest level of BD7.1 billion ($18.7 billion) at the end of June, compared to BD7.03 billion in May, according to latest data compiled by Central Bank of Bahrain.
The kingdom's business sector borrowed more than BD4.4 billion, while the personal loans reached BD2.51 billion. The government sector came at the bottom of the list with only BD176.2 million loan, reports our sister paper Akhbar Al Khaleej.-TradeArabia News Service