Bank regulatory capital reached 1,763 USD bil in 2017 in USA, according to the National Central Bank. This is 4.35 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank regulatory capital in USA reached an all time high of 1,763 USD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 335 USD bil in 1990. When compared to USA's main peers, bank regulatory capital in Canada amounted to 291 CAD bil, 16,781 CNY bil in China and 899 MXN bil in Mexico in 2017.
USA has been ranked 20th within the group of 106 countries we follow in terms of bank regulatory capital, 10 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.