PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia Tbk (BBRI) recorded a net profit of Rp 5.01 trillion at the end of March 2013, up 18.76% over the same period in 2012 and Rp 4.22 trillion.
As quoted from the press release, Wednesday (24/04/2013), profit growth is in line with the increase in the BRI loans reached 27.6% on an annual basis. BRI micro loans grew 22.3%, up from last year’s first quarter growth recorded 16.12%.
With this growth rate, the micro segment is the largest contributor BRI loan portfolio, which reached 31.07%. For the record, the contribution of micro-credit in the loan portfolio BRI BRI continues to increase within 5 (five) years.
BRI micro credit growth is not just merely result in an increase in outstanding loans, but also results in an increase in the number of customers. Until the end of March 2013, the number of micro borrowers BRI reached 5.7 million people.
Credit to small and medium-sized business segment, which is the result of a trickle-down corporate segment, grew by 183% over the same period last year.