There is more willingness on the part of small businesses to borrow. This is due to increased competition amongst the banks. A significant boost to the big four’s loan books may not show for a few months yet.
Businesses of all sizes have shown their willingness to borrow over a 12-month horizon since November 2010. However, research firm, DBM consultants reported on Tuesday that expectations declined in April for all except for the smallest micro-sized enterprises.