Key Charts - Size and Structure

Foreign Ownership of Banks is Increasing in Many Countries

Globalization and liberalization of banking systems around the world led to more foreign-owned banks in many countries, especially in developing and emerging markets.
Note: I and IV refer to the World Bank's Bank Regulation and Supervision Survey I (1999) and Survey IV (2011). I-IV refers to a decrease in the value of the index from 1999-2011.

Report: James R. Barth, Gerard Caprio Jr., and Ross Levine, Measure It, Improve It: Bank Regulation and Supervision in 180 Countries 1999-2011, Milken Institute, April 2013, p. 19, Figure 6.

Foreign Ownership of Banks is Increasing in Many Countries

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