Based on a comparison of 7 banks in Romania in 2017, UniCredit Tiriac Bank was the most cost efficient bank, followed by Banca Transilvania and BRD Groupe Societe Generale.
UniCredit Tiriac Bank's cost to income ratio reached 48.3% in 2017, down from 48.1% when compared to the last year. Historically, the bank’s costs reached an all time high of 51.4% in 2007 and an all time low of 42.9% in 2010.
When compared to total assets, bank's cost amounted to 1.39% in 2017, down from 2.22% a year earlier.
When compared to the nearest peers, Banca Transilvania operated in 2017 with a cost to income ratio of 50.4%, BRD Groupe Societe Generale reached 52.9% and Banca Commerciala Romana some 53.5%.