Business Lending and Deposits

Trends covering the scope of member support for UK companies, through the provision of loans and overdratfs, holdings of cashflow and longer-term deposits. Data is shown across standard industrial categories.

Latest Data - December 2018

Key data highlights:

Lending to manufacturers grew by 8.4 per cent in the year to December 2018, in contrast to a 0.3 per cent contraction in overall UK business borrowing. There was also annual growth in borrowing by the transport and accommodation and food service sectors.

Deposits held by UK non-financial companies grew by 3.5 per cent in the year to December 2018, with higher annual growth in the wholesale and retail, transport, electricity, and gas and water sectors.

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