Banks' risk-weighted assets reached 1,014 MWK bil in 2017 in Malawi, according to the National Central Bank. This is 12.7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, banks' risk-weighted assets in Malawi reached an all time high of 1,014 MWK bil in 2017 and an all time low of 829 MWK bil in 2015. When compared to Malawi's main peers, banks' risk-weighted assets in South Africa amounted to 2,762 ZAR bil, 19,185 TNS bil in Tanzania and 34.1 ZMW bil in Zambia in 2017.
Malawi has been ranked 50th within the group of 106 countries we follow in terms of banks' risk-weighted assets.
Risk-weighted assets are a bank's assets or off-balance sheet exposures, weighted according to risk.