Bank tier 1 capital reached 40.1 RON bil in 2018 in Romania, according to the National Central Bank. This is 11.0 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank tier 1 capital in Romania reached an all time high of 40.1 RON bil in 2018 and an all time low of 6.07 RON bil in 2003. When compared to Romania's main peers, bank tier 1 capital in Bulgaria amounted to 11.1 BGN bil, 3,600 HUF bil in Hungary, 10.7 MDL bil in Moldova and 82.0 UAH bil in Ukraine in 2018.
Romania has been ranked 68th within the group of 101 countries we follow in terms of bank tier 1 capital, 19 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.