Council raises issue of NPL surge at SFIs
Relief packages seen skewing real figures
Chatchai Sirilai, chairman of the Government Financial Institutions Council, has flagged concerns about spikes in bad loans among specialised financial institutions (SFIs) after their debt relief measures expire, urging state lenders to start assessing their borrowers’ repayment ability.
The current non-performing loan (NPL) figures do not reflect the actual picture, he said, as banks have offered debt relief packages to help their customers and this prevents bad loans from jumping considerably.
The big question is how banks will know whether their cust…
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