Banks' risk-weighted assets reached 1,416,402 KRW bil in 2016 in South Korea, according to the National Central Bank. This is 0.611 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, banks' risk-weighted assets in South Korea reached an all time high of 1,425,110 KRW bil in 2015 and an all time low of 350,783 KRW bil in 1999. When compared to South Korea's main peers, banks' risk-weighted assets in China amounted to 111,028 CNY bil and 4,862,315 VND bil in Vietnam in 2016.
South Korea has been ranked 3rd within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of banks' risk-weighted assets, 1 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.