Indonesia's Overall Credit Growth Sluggish, Consumer Credit on the Rise
Consumer credit has been the driver for credit growth in Indonesia's banking sector in the first two months of 2018. Within consumer credit it are the multipurpose and motor vehicles segments that show good growth. Based on data from Indonesia's central bank (Bank Indonesia) consumer credit grew 11.1 percent year-on-year (y/y) to IDR 1,392.4 trillion (approx. USD $101.6 billion) in February 2018, accelerating from a 10.4 percent (y/y) growth pace in the preceding month.