Bank SulselBar booked profit after tax of Rp272 billion in first half (H1) this year, declined 18.26% from Rp333 billion in the same period of last year. Net interest income fell 28.7% to Rp509 billion and operating profit declined 19.64% to Rp362 billion. The Bank’s assets increased 30% to Rp21 trillion, with lending growing 9.85% to Rp12.49 trillion. Liability also grew 35.78% to Rp18.7 trillion, of which demand deposit amounted Rp6.5% and time deposit reached Rp6.18 trillion. Its CAR was 18.45% and LDR stood at 81.45%.