Banking Sector 2018: Key Trends

Michael Yu. Khromov – Head of Department for Financial Studies of the Gaidar Institute; Senior Researcher of the Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (Moscow, Russia). Е-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In 2018, the number of banks whose banking licenses were withdrawn increased. The overall size of those banks’ assets as well as their average value decreased considerably, while the mechanism of financial rehabilitation was applied only once in 2018. 

Key words: Russian banking sector, banks with revoked licenses, financial rehabilitation of banks, Bank of Russia.