Bank tier 1 capital reached 111 UYU bil in 2017 in Uruguay, according to the National Central Bank. This is 11.5 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank tier 1 capital in Uruguay reached an all time high of 111 UYU bil in 2017 and an all time low of 33.4 UYU bil in 2008. When compared to Uruguay's main peers, bank tier 1 capital in Argentina amounted to 339 ARS bil, 556 BRL bil in Brazil, 18,267 CLP bil in Chile and 9,931 PYG bil in Paraguay in 2017.
Uruguay has been ranked 65th within the group of 116 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.