Banks' risk-weighted assets reached 3,845 BRL bil in 2017 in Brazil, according to the National Central Bank. This is 0.892 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, banks' risk-weighted assets in Brazil reached an all time high of 4,152 BRL bil in 2015 and an all time low of 929 BRL bil in 2005. When compared to Brazil's main peers, banks' risk-weighted assets in Bolivia amounted to 143 BOB bil and 357 PEN bil in Peru in 2017.
Brazil has been ranked 25th within the group of 106 countries we follow in terms of banks' risk-weighted assets, 4 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Risk-weighted assets are a bank's assets or off-balance sheet exposures, weighted according to risk.