Bank pre-tax ROE reached 11.8 % in 2018 in Bulgaria, according to the National Central Bank. This is 26.6 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank pre-tax ROE in Bulgaria reached an all time high of 72.1 % in 1997 and an all time low of 5.69 % in 2013. When compared to Bulgaria's main peers, bank pre-tax ROE in Greece amounted to -0.359 %, 14.6 % in Romania and 17.0 % in Turkey in 2018.
Bulgaria has been ranked 75th within the group of 118 countries we follow in terms of bank pre-tax ROE, 53 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.