Deposits of non-governmental clients grew by 0.9 pct in March this year compared to the previous month, to the 274.647 billion lei level, the deposits in lei of the population rising by 1 pct up to 105.576 billion lei, and those of legal entities by 0,9 pct, up to 81,791 billion lei, according to a press release issued by the National Bank of Romania.
As of March 31, 2017, the population’s household deposits in lei rose by 13.5 pct (17 pct in real terms) against March 31, 2016, while the lei deposits of legal entities registered a similar evolution, of 13.5 pct respectively (9.4 pct in real terms).
Foreign currency deposits of the residents’ households and legal entities (non-financial corporations and non-monetary financial institutions), expressed in lei, grew by 0.8 pct, to 87.28 billion lei (expressed in euro, foreign currency deposits increased by 1.5 million euro, to 19.177 billion euro).
As compared to the same month of the previous year, the foreign currency deposits of residents denominated in ROL increased by 4.9% (expressed in EUR, foreign currency deposits of residents increased by 3.1%).
Foreign currency deposits of households denominated in RON increased by 9.9% pct (expressed in EUR, foreign currency deposits of households increased by 8 pct), and currency deposits of legal entities (non-financial corporations and non-monetary financial institutions) expressed in RON decreased by 4.9 pct (expressed in EUR, foreign currency deposits of legal entities decreased by 6.5 pct).