* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Foreign bank assets as percent of the total bank assets, 2013 - Country rankings:

The average for 2013 based on 108 countries was 37.99 percent of total bank assets.The highest value was in Barbados: 100 percent of total bank assets and the lowest value was in Ethiopia: 0 percent of total bank assets. The indicator is available from 2005 to 2013. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent of total bank assets; Source: Global Financial Development Database
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Countries Foreign bank assets, 2013 Global rank Available data
Barbados 100 1 2005 - 2013
El Salvador 100 2 2005 - 2013
Madagascar 100 3 2005 - 2013
Swaziland 100 4 2005 - 2013
Zambia 99 5 2005 - 2013
Estonia 97 6 2005 - 2013
Mozambique 94 7 2005 - 2013
New Zealand 94 8 2006 - 2013
Hong Kong 92 9 2005 - 2013
Luxembourg 92 10 2005 - 2013
Uruguay 92 11 2005 - 2013
Jamaica 91 12 2005 - 2013
Lithuania 91 13 2005 - 2013
Croatia 90 14 2005 - 2013
Albania 89 15 2007 - 2013
Montenegro 89 16 2005 - 2013
Bosnia & Herz. 87 17 2005 - 2013
Armenia 85 18 2005 - 2013
Czechia 85 19 2005 - 2013
Uganda 85 20 2005 - 2013
Finland 84 21 2005 - 2013
Kyrgyzstan 79 22 2005 - 2013
Botswana 78 23 2005 - 2013
Poland 76 24 2005 - 2013
Serbia 75 25 2005 - 2013
Slovakia 75 26 2005 - 2013
Burundi 73 27 2005 - 2013
Mexico 70 28 2005 - 2013
North Macedonia 68 29 2005 - 2013
Georgia 64 30 2005 - 2013
Bulgaria 62 31 2005 - 2013
Latvia 58 32 2005 - 2013
Hungary 56 33 2005 - 2013
Mauritius 55 34 2005 - 2013
Angola 54 35 2005 - 2013
Honduras 53 36 2005 - 2013
Bahrain 52 37 2005 - 2013
Namibia 52 38 2005 - 2013
Pakistan 52 39 2005 - 2013
Paraguay 51 40 2005 - 2013
Peru 51 41 2005 - 2013
Belgium 47 42 2005 - 2013
Tanzania 47 43 2005 - 2013
Ireland 36 44 2005 - 2013
Kenya 36 45 2005 - 2013
Malawi 34 46 2005 - 2013
Chile 33 47 2008 - 2013
Belarus 31 48 2005 - 2013
Guatemala 30 49 2005 - 2013
Ukraine 28 50 2005 - 2013
Indonesia 27 51 2005 - 2013
Moldova 27 52 2005 - 2013
Austria 26 53 2005 - 2013
Costa Rica 26 54 2005 - 2013
Argentina 25 55 2005 - 2013
Jordan 25 56 2005 - 2013
Slovenia 25 57 2005 - 2013
Portugal 23 58 2005 - 2013
South Africa 23 59 2005 - 2013
Egypt 21 60 2005 - 2013
Morocco 19 61 2007 - 2013
Nigeria 19 62 2006 - 2013
Denmark 18 63 2005 - 2013
Venezuela 18 64 2005 - 2013
Malaysia 17 65 2005 - 2013
Bolivia 16 66 2005 - 2013
Algeria 15 67 2005 - 2013
Brazil 15 68 2005 - 2013
Colombia 15 69 2005 - 2013
Norway 14 70 2005 - 2013
Turkey 14 71 2006 - 2013
UK 14 72 2005 - 2013
Germany 13 73 2005 - 2013
Kazakhstan 13 74 2005 - 2013
Ecuador 12 75 2005 - 2013
Nepal 11 76 2005 - 2013
Oman 11 77 2005 - 2013
USA 11 78 2005 - 2013
Domin. Rep. 8 79 2005 - 2013
Russia 8 80 2005 - 2013
Kuwait 7 81 2005 - 2013
South Korea 7 82 2005 - 2013
Thailand 7 83 2005 - 2013
Italy 6 84 2005 - 2013
France 5 85 2005 - 2013
Vietnam 5 86 2005 - 2013
Azerbaijan 4 87 2005 - 2013
Netherlands 4 88 2005 - 2013
Bangladesh 3 89 2005 - 2013
Canada 3 90 2005 - 2013
India 3 91 2005 - 2013
Australia 2 92 2006 - 2013
China 2 93 2007 - 2013
Switzerland 2 94 2005 - 2013
Philippines 1 95 2005 - 2013
UA Emirates 1 96 2005 - 2013
Ethiopia 0 97 2005 - 2013
Greece 0 98 2005 - 2013
Haiti 0 99 2005 - 2013
Iceland 0 100 2005 - 2013
Iran 0 101 2005 - 2013
Israel 0 102 2005 - 2013
Libya 0 103 2005 - 2013
Qatar 0 104 2005 - 2013
Saudi Arabia 0 105 2005 - 2013
Sri Lanka 0 106 2005 - 2013
Sweden 0 107 2005 - 2013
Yemen 0 108 2005 - 2013

Economic outlook around the world

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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