Banks' risk-weighted assets reached 13.5 SVC bil in 2017 in El Salvador, according to the National Central Bank. This is 6.38 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, banks' risk-weighted assets in El Salvador reached an all time high of 13.5 SVC bil in 2017 and an all time low of 7.76 SVC bil in 2005. When compared to El Salvador's main peers, banks' risk-weighted assets in Costa Rica amounted to 23,707 CRC bil, 182 GTQ bil in Guatemala, 343 HNL bil in Honduras and 215 NIO bil in Nicaragua in 2017.
El Salvador has been ranked 97th within the group of 106 countries we follow in terms of banks' risk-weighted assets, 43 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.