VTB is a recognized leader of the national financial industry having gained a sustained competitive edge in all segments of the banking market. As of September 30, 2006 according to IFRS (consolidated), its shareholders equity totaled US$6.2 billion, enabling VTB to meet the Basle capital adequacy requirements with a safe margin. The assets of the Bank as of September 30, 2006 amounted up to US$49 billion.
Presently, the Government of the Russian Federation is the major shareholder of VTB, with its share accounting for 99.9%. Among other shareholders are "Gazexport", Sberbank, "Energomashexport", "Ingosstrah", Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation. VTB has further solidified its leadership in financing the Russian economy. As of September 30, 2006 VTB's loans outstanding to non-financial companies totaled US$27.6 billion. Among the main borrowers of the Bank are industrial enterprises and foreign trade companies.