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Oman February bank lending growth at 22-month low
April 9, 2013 / 7:43 AM / 4 years ago

Oman February bank lending growth at 22-month low

April 9 (Reuters) - Oman's M2 money supply grew 9.5 percent
year-on-year at the end of February, down from 10.8 percent in
the previous month, data from the central bank showed on
Tuesday. 
    Bank lending growth was 10.9 percent, a 22-month low, after
a rise of 13.2 percent in January.
             
OMAN MONEY SUPPLY           END-FEB 13   END-JAN 13   END-FEB 12
 M1 change yr/yr (pct)           8.8         14.4          4.2
 M2 change yr/yr                 9.5         10.8         15.5 
  M2-M1 change yr/yr             9.8          9.2         21.6 
 Total credit yr/yr             10.9         13.2         17.9 
     
OMAN C.BANK FOREIGN ASSETS 
 bln rials                       6.118        5.828        5.454
 change yr/yr (pct)             12.2          6.9         15.8 
NOTE. Percentage changes are Reuters calculations based on the 
official data.

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