LENDING & CREDIT | Staff Reporter, India

Indian banks ordered to go to court to resolve $31b bad loans

The banks are urged to use insolvency laws.

India’s banks have been ordered to use the country’s courts to resolve bad loans totaling about 2 trillion rupees ($31 billion) issued to 12 large debtors, according to a report by Bloomberg. 

"The Reserve Bank of India told the banks to use insolvency laws to find a solution for the debtors, which account for a quarter of the country’s total bad loans, before moving on to resolve the other problem accounts within six months, according to a statement posted on the central bank’s website late Tuesday," said Bloomberg.

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