Journal Article

Dampened Demand for Bank Loans Reflects Supply Bottlenecks, Not a Weakness in the Recovery

Abstract: Throughout the pandemic, banks have experienced weak business loan demand. Although banks expect demand to grow as the worst of the pandemic wanes and the economy recovers, loan demand may remain weak in some industries due to persistent supply chain bottlenecks.

Keywords: Bank loans; Pandemic; Banks and banking;

JEL Classification: G21;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Part of Series: Economic Bulletin

Publication Date: 2022-04-22

Issue: April 22, 2022

Pages: 4