[RBI] Sectoral Deployment of Bank Credit – April 2018

May 31, 2018: RBI has released Data on sectoral deployment of bank credit collected from select 41 scheduled commercial banks, accounting for about 90 per cent of the total non-food credit deployed by all scheduled commercial banks, for the month of April 2018, which are set out in Statements I and II (download at RBI site).

Highlights of the sectoral deployment of bank credit are given below:

o On a year-on-year (y-o-y) basis, non-food bank credit increased by 10.7 per cent in April 2018 as compared with an increase of 4.5 per cent in April 2017.

o Credit to agriculture and allied activities increased by 5.9 per cent in April 2018 as compared with an increase of 7.4 per cent in April 2017.

o Credit to industry increased by 1.0 per cent in April 2018 as compared with a contraction of 1.4 per cent in April 2017. Credit to major sub-sectors such as ‘textiles’, ‘all engineering’, ‘food processing’, ‘construction’ and ‘rubber, plastic & their products’ accelerated. However, credit to ‘infrastructure’, ‘basic metal & metal products’, ‘chemicals & chemical products’, ‘gems & jewellery’ and ‘cement & cement products’ contracted/declined.

o Credit to the services sector increased by 20.7 per cent in April 2018 as compared with an increase of 4.1 per cent in April 2017.

o Personal loans increased by 19.1 per cent in April 2018 as compared with an increase of 14.4 per cent in April 2017.



Source: Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

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