OREANDA-NEWS. On October 21, 2008 Narodniy Bank (People's Bank) issued credits to 4,201 families for 16 billion soums this year, the press service of the Uzbek bank said.

The bank said that about 470 families received 7.6 billion soums as mortgage credits and 1,983 families took 5.5 billion soums as consumer credits. The bank also allocated 2.9 billion soums of microcredits to 1,793 families.