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Risk weight for Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

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The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has agreed that supervisors may allow banks to apply a 0% risk weight to claims on the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in accordance with paragraph 59 of the document International Convergence of Capital Measurement and Capital Standards: A revised Framework - Comprehensive Version, June 2006. AIIB will be included in the list of multilateral development banks as set out in footnote 24 of the document.

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The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has agreed that supervisors may allow banks to apply a 0% risk weight to claims on the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in accordance with paragraph 59 of the document International Convergence of Capital Measurement and Capital Standards: A revised Framework - Comprehensive Version, June 2006. AIIB will be included in the list of multilateral development banks as set out in footnote 24 of the document.

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