Bank tier 1 capital reached 15,491 CNY bil in 2018 in China, according to the National Central Bank. This is 11.1 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank tier 1 capital in China reached an all time high of 15,491 CNY bil in 2018 and an all time low of 4,149 CNY bil in 2010. When compared to China's main peers, bank tier 1 capital in India amounted to 11,125 INR bil and 7,500 RUB bil in Russia in 2018.
China has been ranked 8th within the group of 101 countries we follow in terms of bank tier 1 capital.
Tier 1 capital is the core measure of a bank's financial strength from a regulator's point of view.