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[RBI] Data on Sectoral Deployment of Bank Credit – May 2018

Jun 29, 2018: 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 May 2018 are set out in Statements I and II.

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 11.1 per cent in May 2018 as compared with an increase of 4.1 per cent in May 2017.

 o Credit to agriculture and allied activities increased by 6.4 per cent in May 2018 in comparison with an increase of 7.4 per cent in May 2017.

 o Credit to industry increased by 1.4 per cent in May 2018 as compared with a contraction of 2.1 per cent in May 2017. Credit to major sub-sectors such as ‘textiles’, ‘all engineering’, ‘food processing’, ‘chemical and chemical products’, and ‘cement and cement products’ accelerated. However, credit to ‘infrastructure’, ‘basic metal and metal products’, ‘construction’, ‘gems and jewellery’ and ‘vehicles, vehicle parts and transport equipment’ contracted/declined.

 o Credit to the services sector increased by 21.9 per cent in May 2018 as compared with an increase of 4.0 per cent in May 2017.

 o Personal loans increased by 18.6 per cent in May 2018, up from an increase of 13.7 per cent in May 2017.

STATEMENT - I
Deployment of Gross Bank Credit by Major Sectors

STATEMENT - II
Industry-wise Deployment of Gross Bank Credit


Source: Reserve Bank of India

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