Voronezh Region Residents Took Out Nearly 55 Billion Rubles in Loans over Six Months
September 28, 2017
From January to July 2017, Voronezh Region residents borrowed 54.7 billion rubles [approx. 800 million euros] from banks, reports the Central Bank’s Central Federal District regional office. Of this total, 43 billion rubles [approx. 630 million euros] were loaned for consumer needs, a figure almost 30% higher than for the same period last year. As of August 1, 2017, residents of the region owed banks 138.4 billion rubles [approx. two billion euros] in loans.
Thanks to Nikolay Mitrokhin for the heads-up. Translation and photo by the Russian Reader