Modest credit growth in 2019
Lending from banks and mortgage credit institutions (MCI's) to non-financial corporations (NFC's) and households grew 2.9 percent in 2019. This is a slight increase compared to 2018, but significantly lower compared to the peak in the 2000s where the total credit growth reached 16.9 per cent. Loans to these two sectors totalled kr. 3,749 billion in December 2019.