Bank cost to income ratio reached 31.6 % in 2017 in China, according to the National Central Bank. This is 1.52 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank cost to income ratio in China reached an all time high of 35.3 % in 2010 and an all time low of 30.6 % in 2015. When compared to China's main peers, bank cost to income ratio in India amounted to 50.4 %, 79.9 % in Russia and 59.0 % in USA in 2017.
China has been ranked 76th within the group of 77 countries we follow in terms of bank cost to income ratio.