Bank pre-tax ROE reached 14.6 % in 2018 in Romania, according to the National Central Bank. This is 16.6 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank pre-tax ROE in Romania reached an all time high of 38.7 % in 2001 and an all time low of -12.5 % in 2014. When compared to Romania's main peers, bank pre-tax ROE in Bulgaria amounted to 11.8 %, 19.4 % in Hungary, 11.6 % in Moldova and 14.6 % in Ukraine in 2018.
Romania has been ranked 54th within the group of 118 countries we follow in terms of bank pre-tax ROE, 24 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.