DEFINITION of 'Country Exposure Lending Survey'
A periodic survey published by the Interagency Country Exposure Review Committee. This survey breaks down all lending by U.S. banks to foreign sources according to various categories. The country exposure lending survey is designed to provide quick insight into where U.S. lenders are willing to send their money overseas.
BREAKING DOWN 'Country Exposure Lending Survey'
The country exposure lending survey is issued on a quarterly basis. The survey ranks borrowers by loan type, such as whether the loan is public or private, as well as by maturity, geographic location and currency. The report provides this information on loans to over 190 countries.