Private banks in Ethiopia are continuing their profitable trend into the 2022/2021 financial year. According to their 6 month financial reports, most banks have doubled their profitability compared to 6 months in 2021/2020 financial year.
Awash Bank has managed to earn a gross profit of 4.6 billion birr while Abyssinia Bank grossed 3.3 billion birr for the first 6 months of 2022/2021 half year.
Dashen Bank, Cooperative Bank of Oromia, Zemen Bank and Hibret Bank have also managed to double their 6 month profit compared to 2021/2020 fiscal year. Nib Bank managed to earn 1.16 billion birr in the first 6 months of 2022/2021 f.y which showed 51% increase compared to the previous year.
Only three banks managed to earn less 6 month profit compared to the previous year.
Regarding deposits, Awash Bank managed to collect 110 billion birr while Abyssinia Bank is trailing closely at 105 billion birr.
In terms of total loans dispersed, Awash is leading with 98.3 billion birr while Abyssinia, Dashen and Cooperative bank of Oromia are trailing with 84.8 billion, 68.2 billion and 65.7 billion birr.
Report courtesy of EthiopianReporter