The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Commercial Banks global market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at an international level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.


Market Share of Companies
Bank of America $x.xlock
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China $x.xlock
JPMorgan Chase $x.xlock
Wells Fargo $x.xlock
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth
2012 - 2017
Annual Growth
2017 - 2022
Employment ('000)

Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

While the broader economic environment and demand levels for industry products and services have improved markedly since the recession, the subprime mortgage crisis has continued to dictate trends for the Global Commercial Banking industry over the five years to 2017. However, the growing prominence of e-banking services has tempered the industry's need for labor to a certain extent, causing variable employment costs to fall and margins to rise. Over the next five years, consolidation that began prior to the crisis is anticipated to continue, bolstering margins and providing extra capital for expensive technological investments and access to many emerging markets...

Industry Products

Banks generate income from both interest and noninterest earning activities. The interest earning activities are the core area of revenue generation, and include the interest earned on loans, from mortgages to credit cards. Noninterest income, on the other hand, is generally obtained from fees, charges and commissions.

Business loans

Business loans are primarily offered to customers through client relationship teams and various product partners that are associated with commercial banks. Products include commercial and corporate bank loans and commitment facilities, which cover business banking clients, middle market commercial clients and large multinational corporate clients. Rea..

Additional Insights for the Global Commercial Banks Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Global Commercial Banks Industry are

  • Membership of joint marketing/distribution operations
  • Superior financial management and debt management
  • Ability to raise revenue from additional sources
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Global per capita income and LIBOR - London Interbank Offered Rate in the Global Commercial Banks industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Global Commercial Banks Industry?

    Establishments in this industry provide commercial, industrial and consumer loans, as well as offer deposit facilities to their customers. Industry operators also accept term deposits, extend mortgage and real estate financing and invest in high-grade securities. Income from investment-related activities is excluded from the industry.

    Industry Products
    Commercial and industrial mortgages
    Other business loans
    Residential mortgages
    Home equity loans and vehicle loans
    Other secured and unsecured consumer loans
    Government loans
    Industry Activities
    Providing commercial and industrial mortgages
    Providing residential mortgages
    Providing home equity loans
    Providing vehicle loans

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Global per capita income
  • LIBOR - London Interbank Offered Rate
  • MSCI World Index
  • Regulation for the Global Commercial Banks industry
  • Industrial production index of OECD countries

  • Current Performance
  • Profit trends
  • Governments intervene
  • Regulation and globalization
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Consolidation continues
  • Emerging market growth and external competition
  • Table: Global Commercial Banks Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Global Commercial Banks Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Global Agriculture, Hunting, Forestry and Fishing
  • Global Residential Building Construction
  • Global Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Global Commercial Real Estate
  • Global Consumers

  • Products & Services
  • Commercial and industrial mortgages
  • Other business loans
  • Residential mortgages
  • Home equity loans and vehicle loans
  • Other secured and unsecured consumer loans
  • Other
  • Government loans
  • Chart: Global Commercial Banks Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers
  • Other businesses
  • Manufacturing companies
  • Transportation, storage and postal services companies
  • Wholesale and retail companies
  • Utility companies
  • Real estate companies
  • Government clients
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Global Commercial Banks Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Loan loss provisions and interest expenses
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Global Commercial Banks

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Global Commercial Banks Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Industrial and Commercial Bank of China LimitedWells FargoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Bank of America Corporation
  • Table: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Wells Fargo - financial performance
  • Table: JPMorgan Chase & Co. - financial performance
  • Table: Bank of America Corporation - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Global Commercial Banks Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Global Commercial Banks Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • MSCI World Index (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
  • Generally a medium- to long-term debt instrument used by corporations to borrow funds.
  • Escrow
  • Typically money held by a third-party on behalf of transacting parties.
  • Loan Loss Provision
  • Funds set aside as an allowance for loan defaults.
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