Economy minister Papadimitriou: Number of non-performing loans in Greek bank portfolios declining

The number of non-performing loans (NPLs) held by Greek banks is starting to decline, Economy and Development Minister Dimitri B. Papadimitriou asserted in Parliament on Monday, citing figures from a central bank report.

The minister refuted claims made by Democratic Alliance MP Vasilis Kegeroglou that NPLs were rising, saying that this was not the case and that NPLs were tending to decline.