The non-governmental credit rose by 3.2% to 95.48 billion Romanian lei in February from the first month this year, according to the latest data delivered by the National Bank. Credits in RON rose by 3.9%, while foreign currency credits in RON equivalent rose by 2.5%.

Foreign currency credits for natural persons rose by 4.7% while those in Ron - by 1.5%. Foreign currency credits for companies rose by 1.2%, while those in RON - by 6.4%.

Compared to the similar period last year, the non-governmental credit rose by 55.2%, with a 64.2% rise of the RON component and a 46.5% rise of th ecurrency component in RON equivalent.