REPORTING OF CAPITAL TO RISK WEIGHTED ASSET RATIO & LEVERAGE RATIO FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF BASEL III IN BANGLADESH. REF: DOS CIRCULAR LETTER NO. 02 DATED 04.03.2015.

Please refer to BRPD CIRCULAR NO.18 DATED 21.12.2014 on captioned subject.

  1. Bangladesh Bank has announced the revised Roadmap for implementing Basel III in Bangladesh and issued Guidelines on Risk Based Capital Adequacy (Revised Regulatory Capital Framework for banks in line with Basel III) vide the above mentioned circular. Banks have to maintain Minimum Capital Requirement (MCR) & Leverage Ratio as per the instructions of the Roadmap and Guidelines.
  2. All banks are required to submit the Capital to Risk Weighted Asset Ratio (CRAR) & Leverage Ratio report quarterly under Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) on consolidated as well as solo basis by the end of the month following the end of each quarter to Department of Off-site Supervision (DOS) starting from March, 2015 quarter (report to be submitted by 30.04.2015).
  3. Two reporting formats (CRAR & Leverage Ratio) have been prepared for this purpose and banks are advised to collect the formats from DOS.
  4. It is to mention that banks have to submit the aforesaid reports through Bangladesh Bank Web portal using the Rationalized Input Template (RIT) which will be provided later.

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