Bank tier 1 capital reached 47.5 RON bil in 2019 in Romania, according to the National Central Bank. This is 18.5 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank tier 1 capital in Romania reached an all time high of 47.5 RON bil in 2019 and an all time low of RON bil in. When compared to Romania's main peers, bank tier 1 capital in Bulgaria amounted to 12.8 BGN bil, 4,326 HUF bil in Hungary, 11.4 MDL bil in Moldova and 103 UAH bil in Ukraine in 2019.
Romania has been ranked 66th within the group of 98 countries we follow in terms of bank tier 1 capital, 15 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.