Bank regulatory capital reached 3,908 CRC bil in 2017 in Costa Rica, according to the National Central Bank. This is 7.02 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank regulatory capital in Costa Rica reached an all time high of 3,908 CRC bil in 2017 and an all time low of 1,443 CRC bil in 2008. When compared to Costa Rica's main peers, bank regulatory capital in Guatemala amounted to 28.9 GTQ bil, 48.1 HNL bil in Honduras, 29.7 NIO bil in Nicaragua and 11.9 PAB bil in Panama in 2017.
Costa Rica has been ranked 13th within the group of 106 countries we follow in terms of bank regulatory capital.
Bank regulatory capital is the minimum amount of a bank's capital required to be held for a certain level of assets through regulatory agencies such as the Bank for International Settlements, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or Federal Reserve Board.