09 April 2020 – Reduced risk-weighting factor for credit operations with small and medium sized businesses

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Type of Intervention: Financial markets and monetary policy
Sectors Involved: Business support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Banco Central do Brasil reduced the Risk Weighting Factor (FPR) applicable to credit operations with small and medium-sized companies from 100% to 85% from March 16, 2020 to December 31, 2020.
Full details here: https://www.bcb.gov.br/detalhenoticia/17040/nota