RTTNews - Philippines consumer loans of universal/commercial banks and thrift banks reached PHP 380 billion in the fourth quarter of 2008, up 2.5% from third quarter's PHP 370.7 billion, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said Monday.

Residential real estate loans represented 40.5% of total consumer loans. Credit card receivables came second with a share of 29.1%. Auto loans and other consumer loans followed with shares of 20.7% and 9.7%, respectively.

Meanwhile, the non-performing consumer loans to total non-performing loans ratio stood at 25.3%.

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