Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Wednesday told Parliament that there are 2.3 lakh loan defaulters in the country with the amount of the classified loan soaring to Tk 1,31,666 crore in the banks and financial institutions.
“As per the latest data (till June 2018) of the Credit Information Bureau (CIB) of Bangladesh Bank, now the number of loan defaulters is 2,30,658 in the country and the amount of classified loan Tk 1,31,666.16 crore,” Muhith said.
The minister placed the statistics and a list of top 100 loan defaulters in the House replying to a starred question from Awami League MP Pinu Khan (Women Seat-23).
The Finance Minister also placed the list of 88 banks and financial institutions having loans in default.
As per the list, the amount of default loan is Tk 18,662.973 crore in Sonali Bank, Tk 14,840.270 crore in Janata Bank, Tk 9,284.42 crore in Agrani Bank, Tk 8,576.857 crore in Basic Bank, Tk 5,076.433 crore in National Bank, Tk 4,901.293 crore in Rupali Bank, Tk 3,998.461 crore in Southeast Bank Ltd, Tk 3,520.142 in Islami Bank (BD) Ltd and Tk 3,458.070 crore in Prime Bank Ltd.
According to the list, the top 10 loan defaulters include Mohammad Elias Brothers (PVT) Ltd, Quantum Power System Ltd, Remiex Footwear Ltd, Max Spinning Mills Ltd, Rubya Vegetable Oil Industries Ltd, Rising Steel Ltd, Dhaka Trading House, Benetex Industries Ltd, Anowara Spinning Mills and Crescent Leather Products Ltd.
The other 90 loan defaulters are-- Yasir Enterprise, Chowdhury Knitwear Ltd, Siddique Traders, Rupali Composite Leather Ware Ltd, Alppa Composite Towels Ltd, Hall Mark Fashion Ltd, Monno Fabrics Ltd, Fair Yarn Processing Ltd, Fair Trade Fabrics Ltd, Sahrish Composite Towel Ltd, Mak International, Suruj Miah Jute Spinning Mills Ltd, Pacific Bangladesh Telecom Ltd, Saleh carpet Mills Ltd, Padma Poly Cotton Knit fabrics Ltd, SK Steel, Helpline Resources Ltd, H Steel Rerolling Ltd, Otobi Ltd, Bismillah Towels Ltd, Taipei Bangla Fabrics Ltd, Dhaka North Power Utility Ltd, T & Brothers Knit Composite Ltd, Tania Enterprise Unit-2, Six Seasons Apartment Ltd, Islam Trading Consortium Ltd, Rahman Spinning Mills Ltd, Japan BD SEC. Printing and Papers Ltd, Bangladesh Industrial Finance Company Ltd, Sematcity General Trading Ltd, MK Ship Builders and Steels Ltd, Cotton Corporation, National Steel, MBA garments and Textile Ltd, Sonali Jute Mills Ltd, Exper Take Ltd, Wallmart Fashion Ltd, Saad Musa fabrics Ltd, Chittagong Ispat, Agro Industries (PVT) Ltd, Himalaya Paper and Board Mills Ltd, Amder Bari Ltd, Emdadul Haque Bhuiyan, Chowdhury Towel Industries (PVT) Ltd, Chowdhury Leather and Company Ltd, Earth Agro Firms Ltd, Northern Power Solution Ltd, MAK Ship Builders Ltd, The Arab Contractors BD Ltd, One Denim Mills Ltd, Liberty Fashion Wares Ltd, Biswas Garments Ltd, Mustard Trading, Hindul Wali Textile Ltd, Sagir and Brothers, Globe Metals Complex Ltd, Ornet Service Ltd, Jalal and Sons, Corolla Corporation BD Ltd, Sayeed Foods Ltd, Apex Knit Composite Ltd, SA Oil Refinery Ltd, Ali Paper Mill Ltd, Dredge Bangla Pvt Ltd, Galaxy Sweater and Yarn Dyeing Ltd, Arjan Carpet and Jute Weaving Ltd, Intraco CNG Ltd, Fortune Steel, Fiber Shine Ltd, Doel Apparels Ltd, Zahid Enterprise Ltd, Mozibor Rahman Khan, Care Specialised Hospital and Research Centre Ltd, Zaynab Trading Company Ltd, Tabassum Enterprise, Apex Weaving and Finishing Mills Ltd, Resource Development Foundation, The Well Tex Ltd, Delta System Ltd, Telebarta Ltd, MR Sweater Ltd, REPHCO Pharmaceutical Ltd, Mabiya Ship Breakers, Diabetic Association of Bangladesh, Northern Industrial Ltd, New Rakhi Textile Ltd, Alltex Industries Limited, Shafique Steel, Zarjis Composite Knit Industries Pvt Ltd and Hilful Fuzul Samajkalyan Sangstha.