MOSCOW, December 04. /ITAR-TASS/. The Central Bank of Russia expects that the growth rates of unsecured loans will decline by 35 percent in 2013, the bank’s governor, Elvira Nabiullina, told a conference of the All-Russia People’s Front on Wednesday.
This was not only the result of measures taken by the Central Bank, this means that “the country’s banks also pursue a cautious policy,” she said.
The Central Bank of Russia would introduce additional measures to protect citizens from obtrusive proposals for high-interest loans, Nabiullina said.
Speaking of loans that had often been issued through credit cards, she said, “we need to block obtrusive issuance of such loans to consumers.