Indonesia's digital lenders may see disbursements spike amid fuel price hike, but bad debt may go up

Indonesia's digital lenders may see disbursements spike amid fuel price hike, but bad debt may go up

Indonesia’s digital lenders may see disbursements grow amid the fuel price hike but their bad debt ratio could spike, according to analysts.

With inflationary pressure following the fuel price hike, people will turn to digital lenders for instant money, including peer-to-peer (P2P) and Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) players, Bhima Yudhistira, director at the Center of Economics and Law Studies, told DealStreetAsia.

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