Bank pre-tax ROE reached 8.46 % in 2017 in South Korea, according to the National Central Bank. This is 65.09999999999999 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank pre-tax ROE in South Korea reached an all time high of 25.2 % in 2007 and an all time low of -73.5 % in 1998. When compared to South Korea's main peers, bank pre-tax ROE in China amounted to 12.6 % and 8.26 % in Vietnam in 2017.
South Korea has been ranked 95th within the group of 125 countries we follow in terms of bank pre-tax ROE, 72 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.