Arab 100 - Results and Methodology
This survey covered the following countries: Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates
Total capital was defined as tier one capital plus tier two (supplementary capital) where applicable.
Total assets are given as reported in banks' financial statements net of contra accounts
Net profit is stated net of tax and before dividend distribution or allocation to reserves and minority interests.
The survey excludes state corporations and development banks responsible for the general promotion of economic growth.
|2000||1999||Bank||Country||Ended||Equity capital ($mn)||Equity growth (%)||Total assets ($mn)||Equity growth (%)||Net profit ($mn)||Profit growth (%)||00 ROE (%)||00 ROA (%)|
|1||1||Arab Banking Corporation||Bahrain||Dec-00||2,321.00||2.79||26,676.00||9.52||127||13.39||5.47||0.48|
|2||2||Saudi American Bank||S.Arabia||Dec-00||2,297.20||4.3||21,545.60||4.85||535.4||122.2||23.31||2.48|
|3||3||National Commercial Bank||S.Arabia||Dec-98||2,143.60||3.09||24,518.80||7.5||275.7||6.15||12.86||1.12|