Almost half of Russians ceased to repay microloans


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The volume of overdue loans of microfinance institutions (MFIs) in April rose to 51.3 billion or 34.3 percent of the total debt. Such statistics, citing data from the credit history Bureau “Equifax” leads owned by Grigory Berezkin the RBC.

If you look at the number of microloans, then return them ceased almost half of Russians — 40.7 percent. On the first of April the proportion was 38 per cent, and on March 1, 35.9 per cent.

Overdue are considered as microcredit, payments for which are not pay within 90 days, the loan taken in March and April, the statistics yet does not fall, the increase is due to the failure to pay the loans taken earlier. However, early arrears up to 30 days — increased by 32.5 percent, approaching four billion rubles.

As noted by the General Director of “Equifax” Oleg Lagutkin, the growth of overdue loans higher than 40 percent was a record from December 2016. However, he pointed out that the growth of the debt is on the decline in total loans in April.

Earlier, the National Bureau of credit histories (NBCH) announced that in April the Russians took an average of 47.4 percent of the available limit on credit cards, which was the lowest figure for five years.

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