The Reserve Bank of India, in its press release # 2016-2017/3545 dated 30th June 2017, has released the web publication ‘Data on International Banking Statistics (IBS) of Banks in India’.
It consists of:
(a) Locational Banking Statistics (LBS), which present data on international claims and liabilities of banks in India in terms of instrument/components, currency, country of residence and sector of counter-party/transacting unit, and nationality of reporting banks; and
(b) Consolidated Banking Statistics (CBS), which cover data by residual maturity and sector of borrower along with the exposures by country of immediate borrower and on the reallocation of claims (i.e., risk transfers) to the country of ultimate risk.
The data is presented in terms of Indian Rupee as well as in US dollar terms.
This web publication contains LBS and CBS of banks in India on quarterly basis from December 2014 to December 2016 and can be accessed at https://dbie.rbi.org.in/DBIE/dbie.rbi?site=publications#!14 through the ‘Database on Indian Economy (DBIE)’ portal (web-link: https://dbie.rbi.org.in).
An analytical article on ‘International Banking Statistics of India - 2016' will be published in the July 2017 issue of the RBI Bulletin.