Liquid assets in banks in December last year amounted to EUR 1.99 billion, which is 2.22 percent more than in November. Banks’ liquid assets in December were 41.62 percent higher than in the same month of 2021.
Liquidity coefficients for the banking system as a whole were above the prescribed minimums, on a daily and decadal level. The balance sheet of banks at the end of December amounted to EUR 6.41 billion and recorded an increase of 2.76 percent compared to November, while it grew by 20.25 percent on an annual basis.
In the structure of banks’ assets, in December the dominant share of 57.15 percent was achieved by total loans, followed by cash and deposit accounts with central banks with 27.53 percent, securities with 14.42 percent, while 0.9 percent related to the remaining assets. In the structure of liabilities, the dominant share of 81.53 percent was achieved by deposits, followed by capital with 10.61 percent, loans with 4.84 percent, while other items accounted for 3.02 percent of total liabilities.
The total capital of banks at the end of December last year amounted to EUR 680.16 million, and on a monthly and annual level, it recorded a growth of 4.42 percent and 12.31 percent, respectively.