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Definition: Amounts owed to credit institutions

National accounts

Amounts owed to credit institutions shall include all amounts arising out of banking transactions owed to other domestic or foreign credit institutions by the credit institution drawing up the balance sheet, regardless of their actual designations.

The only exception shall be liabilities represented by debt securities or by any other security, which must be shown under Liabilities item 3 (Debts evidenced by certificates).
European Union, Council Directive 86/635/EEC of 8 December 1986 on the annual accounts and consolidated accounts of banks and other financial institutions (Official Journal of the European Communities No L 372, 31/12/1986, p. 1), Article 18.