Mushrooming borey projects and home financing – a cause for concern?

Publication date 29 September 2022 | 20:40 | ICT

A spurt in housing developments is typically a sign of a growing economy but underneath all that might lay some anxiety of credit growth as developers offer financing to buyers at higher rates, an activity the central bank identifies as ‘



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