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Top 20 borrowers responsible for half of total NPLs By Other | Last Updated: 5th January, 2020, 00:00

Top 20 borrowers of the country account for 47 percent of the total Nonperforming Loans (NPLs) in 2019, according to the central Bangladesh Bank (BB) data.  The BB report says Tk 550 billion…

Top 20 borrowers responsible for half of total NPLs

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