Bank tier 1 capital reached 8,408 KWD bil in 2017 in Kuwait, according to the National Central Bank. This is 5.75 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank tier 1 capital in Kuwait reached an all time high of 8,408 KWD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 4,312 KWD bil in 2008.
Kuwait has been ranked 9th within the group of 102 countries we follow in terms of bank tier 1 capital, 4 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.