BASEL 3 norms is a comprehensive reform package. Basel 3 is a regulatory framework for more resilient banks and banking system in December 2010.
The CCCB – Countercyclical capital buffer is to achieve the broader macro-prudential goal of protecting the banking sector from periods of excess aggregate credit growth. Means if there is a economy slowdown this excess buffer will help the bank to come out of the built up risk in the system. It is to be maintained in the range of 0 to 2.5% of common equity or other form of fully loss absorbing capital.
The countercyclical capital buffer is implemented according to circumstances prevailing the circumstances in the country called National circumstances. Presently the Countercyclical capital Buffer – CCCB is not implemented in India.