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I used both, and both appropiately: the aggregate figure (thick grey line) is total credit for households, the two highlighted elements of it are credit to households for buying homes, e.g. housing credit.

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by DoDo on Tue Oct 28th, 2008 at 05:36:10 AM EST
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So you're saying the foreign credit is mortgage credit?

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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue Oct 28th, 2008 at 05:44:45 AM EST
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I'm not saying anything, but from the Central Bank's graph, it does indeed appear that foreign-denominated credit in the household sector is chiefly homeowner credit. (There are foreign-denominated credits in the commercial sector, too.)

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by DoDo on Tue Oct 28th, 2008 at 07:55:18 AM EST
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