JAKARTA, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Indonesian bank loans in July grew 8.2 percent from a year earlier, the country’s financial service regulator said in a statement on Wednesday, faster than the pace in June.
Loans grew by 7.8 percent in June.
The gross non-performing loan ratio edged higher in July to 3 percent from 2.96 percent a month earlier.
Indonesia’s central bank on Tuesday cut its outlook for 2017 loan growth to 8-10 percent, from 10-12 percent previously. (Reporting by Gayatri Suroyo; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)