Report shows Hong Kong has biggest credit-GDP gap and the highest debt service ratio among 9 APAC economies.
The Committee also published an assessment handbook and self-assessment questionnaire to help member jurisdictions prepare for future RCAP assessments.
Report suggests asset growth has slowed, although city, rural and joint-stock banks could struggle to manage asset quality and capitalisation.
BIS report on Basel III implementation includes data from 39 Group 1 banks in Asia Pacific; 1H2017 saw largest ever profits of $262 billion.
Loan loss provisions to be lowered to between 120 and 150 percent of bad loans total; provisions against total loan book also reduced.
Speakers at banking conference call for an immediate solution to Bangladesh’s 10 percent NPL ratio, the highest in the region.
Removing the 10 percent growth cap would enable banks to increase mortgage lending, ease mortgage rates for investors and boost competition in the sector.
Positive rating action for Military Bank, Vietcombank and Vietinbank reflect improvements in asset quality and declining rates of bad debt.
Completion of reform implementation and greater transparency needed for OTC derivatives market; resolution framework can be improved.
China will allow allow banks to raise capital through convertible bonds and variable maturity securities in a bid to help them maintain required cash reserves.