Bank tier 1 capital reached 13,949 CNY bil in 2017 in China, according to the National Central Bank. This is 11.7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank tier 1 capital in China reached an all time high of 13,949 CNY bil in 2017 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 10,427 INR bil, 6,623 RUB bil in Russia and 1,642 USD bil in USA in 2017.
China has been ranked 6th within the group of 102 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.