Global Commercial Lending Market to Grow at CAGR of 14.4% Through 2028

The global commercial lending market is estimated to register a revenue of $27,406.6 billion by 2028, growing at a healthy CAGR of 14.4% during the forecast period of 2021 to 2028, according to a new report from Research Dive.

Dynamics of the Commercial Lending Market

  • Drivers: Commercial lending has the lowest interest rates and enables business owners to gain crucial funding and benefit from lower administration costs. Commercial lending payment plans can also be extended for several years, thus allowing organizations to invest in other aspects of their businesses like employee training, overhead management and sales. These factors are expected to drive the growth of the global commercial lending market during the analysis timeframe.
  • Opportunities: Technological advancements like machine learning, blockchain, artificial intelligence in addition to the initiation of online commercial loans is booming rapidly. These emerging technologies make the commercial loan processes faster and more efficient. These factors are predicted to offer abundant growth opportunities for the global commercial lending market during the forecast period.
  • Restraints: Increasing amount of non-performing assets (NPA) is the major factor projected to hinder the growth of the global commercial lending market.

COVID-19 Impact on the Commercial Lending Market

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has had a positive impact on the global commercial lending market due to a sudden spike in industrial and commercial loans since several enterprises went out of business amid the pandemic. The engagement of SMEs in commercial loan lending has also boosted the market growth during the pandemic. Moreover, banks have witnessed a surge in the demand for commercial loans since most businesses have required additional financing. These factors have bolstered the market growth during the pandemic stress.

Segments of the Commercial Lending Market

The report has segmented the commercial lending market into multiple segments based on type, organization size, providers and regional analysis.

  • By type, the unsecured sub-segment is anticipated to hold a dominant market share and garner a revenue of $15,647.8 billion during the 2021-2028 timeframe due to the growing preference for unsecured loans by businesses to help them expand their operations. Moreover, unsecured loans offer lower interest rates and easy access to credit. Additionally, unsecured loans are highly suitable for small-scale businesses that lack resources to secure secured loans and other traditional loan types. These factors are estimated to propel the sub-segment’s growth by 2028.
  • By organization size, the SME sub-segment is expected to have the fastest growth rate of 16.9% CAGR during the analysis years. The number of SMEs globally has grown significantly in the recent years and the easy access to unsecured loans and those offered by banks are boosting several startup and medium-scale enterprises. Rising governmental initiatives for easy commercial lending and unsecured loans to SMEs is also beneficial for startup ventures. These factors are predicted to uplift the sub-segment’s growth by 2028.
  • By region, the commercial lending market in the Asia-Pacific region is estimated to witness better growth opportunities and surpass $7,081.9 billion by 2028 due to the growing number of SMEs in this region. Moreover, increasing technological advancements like blockchain, artificial intelligence and machine learning in this region is also expected to enhance the market development in the Asia-Pacific region during the forecast period.

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