Nigeria: Foreign bank assets

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 Nigeria

Foreign bank assets as percent of the total bank assets

 Latest value 19.00
 Year 2013
 Measure percent of total bank assets
 Data availability 2006 - 2013
 Average 11.50
 Min - Max 4.00 - 20.00
 Source Global Financial Development Database
For that indicator, we provide data for Nigeria from 2006 to 2013. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 11.5 percent of total bank assets with a minimum of 4 percent of total bank assets in 2008 and a maximum of 20 percent of total bank assets in 2012. The latest value from 2013 is 19 percent of total bank assets. For comparison, the world average in 2013 based on 108 countries is 37.99 percent of total bank assets. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Percentage of the total banking assets that are held by foreign banks. A foreign bank is a bank where 50 percent or more of its shares are owned by foreigners.

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