Arrears on loans in construction and air transport reached 19% and 24%


Moscow. October 21. Arrears on loans to the construction reached 19%, in air transport – 24%, said the head of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation Elvira Nabiullina at the meeting of the state Duma on Wednesday.

“A high proportion of overdue debt: respectively 19% and 24%, these are very high numbers. This means that the most difficult loans to recover in those industries, which in previous years had accumulated a maximum debt load”, – said Nabiullina.

“This requires special attention to the problems of bad debts, financial improvement of the enterprises of real sector of economy”, – said the head of the Central Bank.

According to her, construction and air transport is “those industries which have their greatest leverage and credit risk”.