The total amount of loans held by all banks as of the end of March 2020, based on the definition in the FRA (Act No.132 of 1998), is 6.8 trillion yen. The figure increased by 0.1 trillion yen from 6.7 trillion yen as of end-March 2019.
[Table] Breakdown of the factors affecting changes in loans based on the FRA as of the end of March 2020 (Trillion yen, changes from the end of March 2019)
|Loans based on the FRA:||+0.1|
|(Of which,) “Special attention loans”:||+0.3|
|Newly issued loans due to weakened business activities:||+0.6|
|Upgrading from lower categories:||+0.1|
|(Improvement of business conditions of borrowers: +0.1,|
|Establishment of restructuring plans: +0.0)|
|(Total of increase factors +0.7)|
|Return to normal claims:||-0.2|
|(Improvement of business conditions of borrowers: -0.2,|
|Establishment of restructuring plans: -0.0)|
|Downgrading to lower categories||-0.1|
|(Total of decrease factors -0.4)|
|(Of which,) “Doubtful and bankrupt/de facto bankrupt”:||-0.2|
|Newly issued loans due to weakened business activities:||+1.1|
|Downgrading from upper categories:||+0.1|
|(Total of increase factors +1.3)|
|Removal from B/S, etc.:||-1.4|
|(Liquidation of claims credit, etc.: -1.0,|
|Upgrading to higher categories: -0.4)|
|(Total of decrease factors -1.4)|
Source: Survey of banks by the FSA.
2. Specific provisions for loan losses
The total amount of specific provisions for loan losses as of the end of March 2020 stands at 1.5 trillion yen, staying almost the same as the level as of end-March 2019.
3. Total loss amount from the disposal of non-performing loans (NPLs)
The total loss amount from the disposal of NPLs from April 2019 to March 2020 was 0.7 trillion yen, increasing by 0.4 trillion yen from 0.3 trillion yen (gains from reversal of loan loss provisions) during the same period of 2019.
All the figures are rounded off to the nearest 0.1 trillion yen.
The figures relating to the “Transition of Results of Self-Assessment of Assets by Banks” (Table7) as of end-March 2019 have been partially corrected.