Bank Regulatory Capital rose 5.86% to KRW 209,846 bil in South Korea in 2016

Bank Regulatory Capital (KRW bil)
Banking | South Korea | February 7, 2019
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Bank regulatory capital reached 209,846 KRW bil in 2016 in South Korea, according to the National Central Bank. This is 5.86 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, bank regulatory capital in South Korea reached an all time high of 209,846 KRW bil in 2016 and an all time low of 36,672 KRW bil in 1999. When compared to South Korea's main peers, bank regulatory capital in China amounted to 14,742 CNY bil and 614,605 VND bil in Vietnam in 2016.

South Korea has been ranked 3rd within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of bank regulatory capital, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Bank regulatory capital is the minimum amount of a bank's capital required to be held for a certain level of assets through regulatory agencies such as the Bank for International Settlements, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or Federal Reserve Board.

Bank Regulatory Capital (Local Currency) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Cambodia KHR bil 6,902 8,416 10,919 13,901 16,360
China CNY bil 7,787 9,286 11,327 13,103 14,742 ...
Dem. People's Republic of Korea KPW bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
India INR bil ... 7,495 8,157 9,130 10,607 11,542 ...
Japan JPY bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Laos LAK bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Russia RUB bil 6,113 7,064 7,928 9,009 9,387 ...
South Korea KRW bil 167,234 174,364 189,606 198,223 209,846 ... ...
Thailand THB bil 1,497 1,601 1,766 1,965 2,101
USA USD bil 1,438 1,504 1,560 1,616 1,690 ...
Vietnam VND bil 352,723 449,589 462,349 556,833 614,605 ...