Bank regulatory capital reached 1,305 PKR bil in 2017 in Pakistan, according to the National Central Bank. This is 5.76 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank regulatory capital in Pakistan reached an all time high of 1,305 PKR bil in 2017 and an all time low of 268 PKR bil in 2005. When compared to Pakistan's main peers, bank regulatory capital in Afghanistan amounted to 31.9 AFN bil, 16,781 CNY bil in China and 12,126 INR bil in India in 2017.
Pakistan has been ranked 22nd within the group of 106 countries we follow in terms of bank regulatory capital, 8 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
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.