Below is a list of the largest banks in the world ranked by total assets. For the third year in a row, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) is the largest bank in the World with assets of CNY 19.735 trillion ($3.182 trillion). HSBC is the second largest bank with assets of $2.76 trillion. Four of the top 10 banks are Chinese financial institutions. The Top 50 banks include 10 Chinese banks, 6 US banks, 5 Japanese banks, 5 French banks, 5 UK banks, 4 banks from Australia, 3 from Canada and 3 from Germany.

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Rank Bank Country  Total assets, US$b Balance sheet 
1 Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) China 3,181.884 03.31.2014
2 HSBC Holdings UK 2,758.447 03.31.2014
3 China Construction Bank Corporation China 2,602.536 03.31.2014
4 BNP Paribas France 2,589.191 03.31.2014
5 Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Japan 2,508.839 03.31.2014
6 JPMorgan Chase & Co US 2,476.986 03.31.2014
7 Agricultural Bank of China China 2,470.432 03.31.2014
8 Bank of China China 2,435.485 03.31.2014
9 Credit Agricole Group France 2,346.562 12.31.2013
10 Barclays PLC UK 2,266.815 03.31.2014
11 Deutsche Bank Germany 2,250.638 03.31.2014
12 Bank of America US 2,149.851 03.31.2014
13 Japan Post Bank Japan 1,968.266 03.31.2014
14 Citigroup Inc US 1,894.736 03.31.2014
15 Societe Generale France 1,740.745 03.31.2014
16 Mizuho Financial Group Japan 1,708.860 03.31.2014
17 Royal Bank of Scotland Group UK 1,703.955 03.31.2014
18 Banco Santander Spain 1,607.236 03.31.2014
19 Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Japan 1,569.987 03.31.2014
20 Groupe BPCE France 1,567.882 03.31.2014
21 Wells Fargo US 1,546.707 03.31.2014
22 Lloyds Banking Group UK 1,402.101 03.31.2014
23 China Development Bank China 1,320.177 12.31.2013
24 UniCredit S.p.A. Italy 1,157.411 03.31.2014
25 UBS AG Switzerland 1,107.950 03.31.2014
26 ING Bank N.V. Netherlands 1,107.004 03.31.2014
27 Credit Suisse Group Switzerland 990.178 03.31.2014
28 Bank of Communications China 964.071 03.31.2014
29 Rabobank Group Netherlands 927.085 12.31.2013
30 Goldman Sachs Group US 915.665 03.31.2014
31 Postal Savings Bank of China China 899.681 12.31.2013
32 Credit Mutuel Group France 887.310 12.31.2012
33 Nordea Bank Sweden 875.183 03.31.2014
34 Intesa Sanpaolo Italy 859.691 03.31.2014
35 Morgan Stanley US 831.381 03.31.2014
36 BBVA Spain 823.938 03.31.2014
37 Toronto-Dominion Bank Canada 811.284 04.30.2014
38 Royal Bank of Canada Canada 810.763 04.30.2014
39 Norinchukin Bank Japan 808.091 03.31.2014
40 Commerzbank Germany 789.734 03.31.2014
41 National Australia Bank Australia 783.419 03.31.2014
42 Commonwealth Bank of Australia Australia 724.420 12.31.2013
43 Bank of Nova Scotia Canada 716.536 04.30.2014
44 China Merchants Bank China 710.159 03.31.2014
45 Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Australia 683.225 03.31.2014
46 Westpac Banking Corp Australia 675.410 03.31.2014
47 Standard Chartered Plc UK 674.380 12.31.2013
48 China CITIC Bank Corp China 641.952 03.31.2014
49 KfW Group Germany 638.099 03.31.2014
50 Industrial Bank Co. Ltd China 611.581 03.31.2014
51 Danske Bank Denmark 610.533 03.31.2014
52 Banco do Brasil SA Brazil 607.227 03.31.2014
53 Shanghai Pudong Development Bank China 603.093 03.31.2014
54 Sberbank Russia Russia 537.519 03.31.2014
55 ABN AMRO Group NV Netherlands 536.744 03.31.2014

* The exchange rate on March 31, 2014

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