The interest rates on new loans extended to non-financial companies dropped to 1.98% in May 2016. The rate on loans totalling up to CZK 7.5m dropped to 3.25%. The rate on loans from CZK 7.5m to CZK 30m grew to 2.10m. The interest rate on loans over CZK 30m dropped to 1.79%. This stems from the data from the Czech National Bank (CNB).