BNP Paribas booked profit after tax of Rp173.7 billion in the first half (H1) this year, grew by 28.8% from Rp134.9 billion in the same period last year. Net interest income increased 9.2% to Rp178 billion and operating profit rose 14.45% to Rp199.7 billion. The bank’s assets reached Rp17.93 trillion while liability amounted Rp14.84 trillion.