Bank Capital Adequacy rose to 16.5% in Sri Lanka in second quarter of 2019

Bank Capital Adequacy (%)
Banking | Sri Lanka | January 24, 2020
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Bank capital adequacy ratio reached 16.5 % in second quarter of 2019 in Sri Lanka, according to the National Central Bank. This is 3.15 % more than in the previous quarter.

Historically, bank capital adequacy ratio in Sri Lanka reached an all time high of 17.0 % in first quarter of 2014 and an all time low of 13.5 % in fourth quarter of 2015. When compared to Sri Lanka's main peers, bank capital adequacy ratio in Malaysia amounted to 18.0 % and 47.4 % in Maldives in second quarter of 2019.

Sri Lanka has been ranked 70th within the group of 93 countries we follow in terms of bank capital adequacy ratio.

The capital adequacy ratio is the proportion of capital to the bank's risk-weighted assets.

Bank Capital Adequacy Ratio Unit Sep 2017 Dec 2017 Mar 2018 Jun 2018 Sep 2018 Dec 2018 Mar 2019 Jun 2019 Sep 2019
Bangladesh % ... ... 10.9% ... 10.5% 11.4%
Cambodia % 22.8% 22.5% 22.6% 22.2% 23.4% ...
China % ... ... ... 13.6% ... 14.2% 14.2% ...
India % 13.3% 14.6% 15.9% 12.9% 12.6% ... ...
Indonesia % 22.5% 19.9% 22.9% 22.9% 23.3%
Laos % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Malaysia % 17.6% 17.6% 17.3% 18.1% 18.0%
Maldives % 42.9% 43.1% 43.9% 44.2% 46.3%
Myanmar % 12.3% 13.4% ... 10.9% ... ... ...
Pakistan % 15.9% 15.9% 16.1% 16.2% 16.1% ...
Singapore % 16.7% 16.8% 16.5% 16.8% 16.9%
Sri Lanka % 15.7% 16.0% 15.7% 15.1% 16.0% ...
Thailand % 17.8% 17.6% 18.0% 17.9% 17.7% ...
Vietnam % ... ... 12.1% ... 11.9% ... ... ...