the Credit portfolio of Ukrainian banks in may 2020 declined by 8.72 billion compared with the previous month – up to 1 trillion 132 billion UAH, including the volume of non-performing loans (NPL) – 1.14 billion, up 561,66 billion UAH, reported in the statements of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).
According to Hey, the credit portfolio of banks with foreign capital decreased by 7.22 billion, with the private – UAH 785 million, state-owned banks (without PrivatBank) – 1.53 billion UAH, and PrivatBank grew by 818 million.
however, the amount of NPL in banks with foreign capital increased by UAH 166 million, with private – to 983 million UAH, PrivatBank – 375 million, and the state-owned banks (Privat no) decreased by 2.67 billion.
overall, in January-may of 2020, the credit portfolio of Ukrainian banks increased by 3.12% (or 34,24 billion) and the NPL volume – 5.8% (30.88 billion UAH).
According to the statistics controller, the highest volume of non-performing loans increased in March – 6.7%, after which in April decreased by 2.2%. The overall credit portfolio of Ukrainian banks also jumped in March by 6.3% and decreased in April by 3%.
Indicates that for the first five months 2020 the share of NPL in the credit portfolios of Ukrainian banks increased by 1.3 percentage points (PP) – up to 49.6%, the number of banks with foreign capital – by 1.7 percentage points (to 34.2%), in private – 1 PP (to 19.6%) in the state without PrivatBank – by 1.7 percentage points (to 51.1%) and PrivatBank – 1 PP (to 79.3%).
As reported, at the end of 2019, the share of NPL in Ukrainian banks fell by 4.5 percentage points and for the first time in recent years has been less than half of their total credit portfolio – 48.4 per cent.