Survey documents

Bank lending survey

Name of survey
BLSI, BLSA, BLSM, BLSL, BLSC
Forms
Lxxx (Forms are only available in German and French)
Coverage
Information on changes in lending criteria, lending conditions and demand for loans; breakdown of borrowers into companies (and by company size) and private households, by type of lending, by residual maturity, and by domicile or residence of customers in Switzerland or abroad
Information on market interest rates in price-setting; broken down into different market rates or interest rate curves, and by type of loan
Type of survey
Partial sample survey
Reporting institutions
BLSI, BLSM, BLSL: Banks whose loans to domestic non-banks exceed CHF 8 billion
BSLA: Swiss-controlled banks whose loans to non-banks abroad exceed CHF 10 billion
BLSC: banks required to report BLSI and whose loans to domestic corporations (without banks) exceed CHF 7.5 billion
Reporting entity
Bank office
Survey on bank lending abroad: Group
Frequency
BLSI, BLSA, BLSM: quarterly
BLSL: every two years
BLSC: monthly
Deadline
BLSI, BLSA, BLSM, BLSL: 20 days
BLSC: 5 days