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Jakarta Post

BCA records net profit dip in 2020 amid higher provisioning, pandemic impact

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Full service: A customer (left) is attended by a Bank BCA teller at a branch on Jl. Sudirman in Yogyakarta on Monday. The bank has remained operational amid the COVID-19 pandemic by implementing health protocol.(JP/Donny Fernando)
Norman Harsono
Jakarta   ●   Wed, February 10, 2021

Bank Central Asia (BCA), Indonesia’s largest privately owned bank, has seen its net profit dip for the first time in at least 16 years as the COVID-19 pandemic affected loan demand and credit repayments.

The publicly-listed lender’s net profit dipped 5 percent year-on-year (yoy) to Rp 27.1 trillion (US$1.94 billion) in 2020 amid higher provisioning and weak credit growth. BCA had booked continual profit growth since at least 2004.

BCA’s net interest income (NII) grew 7.3 percent yoy to Rp 54.55 trillion in 2020, weaker than growth in the previous year at 12.1 percent.

“Generally, our performance went down in 2020, although it is not as bad as with other banks,” BCA president director Jahja Setiaatmadja said at a virtual press conference on Monday.

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