Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 40.1 % in 2017 in Congo, according to the National Central Bank. This is 12.7 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Congo reached an all time high of 46.0 % in 2016 and an all time low of 2.52 % in 2006. When compared to Congo's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Cameroon amounted to 28.0 %, 20.4 % in Central African Republic and 29.7 % in Gabon in 2017.
Congo has been ranked 100th within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 60 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Banking assets are everything that a bank owns, including loans, securities, and physical assets such as buildings.