Norges Bank’s Survey of Bank Lending 2010 Q1
Banks reported falling household credit demand in the 2010 Q1. Corporate credit demand continued to increase according to banks. Banks expect higher credit demand ahead for both households and enterprises. Credit standards for households were tightened somewhat, while credit standards for enterprises were eased further in 2010 Q1. In the period ahead, banks expect broadly unchanged credits standards for households and a further easing for enterprises.