Nongovernmental credits for citizens and companies dropped in July by 0.1% compared to the previous month, up to 197.90 billion lei, Romania's National Central Bank informed. The annual growth rhythm slowed down at 10.8% from 15.9%.

Credits in Ron dropped by 1.2% compared to the similar month while the foreign currency credit increased by 0.7%. Expressed in euro, the advance of the foreign currency credits registered was 0.6%.