Thai SMEs at risk from Basel III CVA charge – Bank of Thailand profile

Reality check

Somboon Chitphentom

Banks in Thailand have successfully implemented Basel III capital requirements starting from January 1, 2013. Local and foreign banks in Thailand must maintain the capital adequacy ratio of at least 8.5%, which is unchanged from the current requirement. Tier I capital must be at least 6%, including minimum 4.5% of common equity.

However, the implementation of the Basel III credit valuation adjustment (CVA) risk capital charge is still under consideration, says Somboon Chitphentom, senior

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