(Editor's Note: The tables in this article are designed for exporting in certain Standard & Poor's products; therefore, printing quality may vary. Changing your page orientation to landscape mode, reducing your page margins, and/or reducing the text size in your browser may improve the printed output.) Most CIS countries have achieved significant progress since the early 1990s in their transition to market economies. To compete internationally and create an attractive investment climate, however, additional reforms are crucial, particularly in the banking sector. There, the two main challenges continue to be: enabling banks to fulfill their role of intermediating savings and enhancing their stability. This huge region, more than five times the size and half of the population of the European...
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- Dresdner Bank AG
- General Electric Capital Corp.
- HSBC Bank PLC
- The Royal Bank of Scotland N.V.
- BNP Paribas
- Barclays Bank PLC
- International Finance Corp.
- Raiffeisen Zentralbank Oesterreich AG
- European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
- BNP Paribas Personal Finance
- T.C. Ziraat Bankasi A.S.
- Kazkommertsbank JSC
- Halyk Savings Bank of Kazakhstan
- KBC Bank N.V.
- Powszechna Kasa Oszczednosci Bank Polski S.A.
- Commercial Bank Petrocommerce OJSC
- BTA Bank J.S.C.
- Yapi ve Kredi Bankasi A.S.
- AO UniCredit Bank
- Russian Standard Bank JSC
- Gazprombank JSC
- VTB Bank JSC