Bank tier 1 ratio reached 14.8 % in 2017 in Bosnia and Herzegovina, according to the National Central Bank. This is 1.73 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank tier 1 ratio in Bosnia and Herzegovina reached an all time high of 26.5 % in 2000 and an all time low of 12.0 % in 2008. When compared to Bosnia and Herzegovina's main peers, bank tier 1 ratio in Croatia amounted to 21.8 % and 14.3 % in Italy in 2017.
Bosnia and Herzegovina has been ranked 70th within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank tier 1 ratio, 42 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
The Tier 1 capital ratio is the ratio of a bank's core equity capital to its total risk-weighted assets.