Bank pre-tax ROE reached 13.1 % in 2018 in Hong Kong, according to the National Central Bank. This is 4.26 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank pre-tax ROE in Hong Kong reached an all time high of 17.2 % in 2011 and an all time low of 12.6 % in 2017. When compared to Hong Kong's main peers, bank pre-tax ROE in China amounted to 11.7 %, 13.0 % in Singapore and 11.7 % in Vietnam in 2018.
Hong Kong has been ranked 62nd within the group of 118 countries we follow in terms of bank pre-tax ROE, 17 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.