Bank tier 1 capital reached 20,174 CLP bil in 2018 in Chile, according to the National Central Bank. This is 10.4 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank tier 1 capital in Chile reached an all time high of 20,174 CLP bil in 2018 and an all time low of 2,805 CLP bil in 1999. When compared to Chile's main peers, bank tier 1 capital in Argentina amounted to 482 ARS bil, 16.1 BOB bil in Bolivia and 11,232 PYG bil in Paraguay in 2018.
Chile has been ranked 7th within the group of 101 countries we follow in terms of bank tier 1 capital, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Tier 1 capital is the core measure of a bank's financial strength from a regulator's point of view.