The "Big Four" state-owned commercial banks are: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), Bank of China (BoC), China Construction Bank (CCB), Agricultural Bank of China (ABC).

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Agricultural Bank of China (ABC)

The Agricultural Bank of China (ABC or AgBank, former Agricultural Cooperative Bank) is one of the "Big Four" banks in China. The Bank has branches throughout mainland China, and also in Hong Kong and Singapore. ABC is committed to serving agro-related sectors and dedicated to providing first-class financial services to both urban and rural clients. AgBank is the country's No. 3 lender by assets.

Beijing | Update: 2017-11-04 | ID: 12

Bank of Beijing

Bank of Beijing Co., Ltd. is a Sino-foreign joint stock commercial bank established in 1996. The Bank provides a wide range of financial products and services including savings, checking and time deposits, mortgage loans, personal loans, safe deposits boxes, foreign exchange, debit cards, and insurance products. In addition, Bank of Beijing offers corporate banking services, including account settling, cash management, institution financing credit, institution fund management, trade finance, and investment banking services, as well as syndicated loans.

Beijing | Update: 2017-04-27 | ID: 2371

Bank of China

Bank of China Ltd. (BOC) is one of the big four state-owned commercial banks of the People's Republic of China. As the most internationalized and diversified bank in China, Bank of China provides full range of financial services in China's mainland, Hong Kong, Macau and other 31 countries. It mainly operates the commercial banking business including corporate banking, personal banking and financial market business. It also conducts investment banking business via Bank of China International Holdings Limited, its wholly-owned subsidiary. Total assets: RMB 15,428 billion or approx. USD 2,513 billion (as of September 30, 2014). Net profit: 139.66 billion yuan (2012), 156.91 billion yuan (2013).

Beijing | Update: 2016-03-03 | ID: 135

Bank of Communications (BoCom)

Bank of Communications Ltd. (BoCom or BoComm) is one of the largest banks in China. The Bank is amongst the top 5 leading commercial banks in China and has an extensive network of over 2,800 branches covering over 80 major cities. Apart from Hong Kong, the Bank has also established overseas branches in New York, Tokyo, Singapore and representative offices in London and Frankfurt. BoCom employs nearly 79,000 people worldwide. Total assets: RMB 6,284 billion or approx. USD 1,024 billion (as of June 30, 2014).

Shanghai | Update: 2014-12-16 | ID: 143

Bank of East Asia (BEA)

The Bank of East Asia Ltd. (BEA) is the largest independent local bank in Hong Kong, with total consolidated assets of US$ 78.7 billion as of 31st December, 2011. BEA also operates one of the largest networks of any bank in Hong Kong, with 87 branches, 61 SupremeGold Centres and 7 i-Financial Centres throughout the city. Overseas, BEA has established a presence in North America, the United Kingdom, and Southeast Asia.

Shanghai | Update: 2014-07-12 | ID: 140

Bank of Guiyang

Bank of Guiyang Co., Ltd. (formerly Guiyang Commercial Bank) is a China-based commercial bank that offers a full array of banking products and services to businesses, professionals, individuals, developers and commercial property owners.

Guiyang | Update: 2019-08-28 | ID: 2622

Bank of Hebei

The Bank of Hebei Co., Ltd. (former Shijiazhuang City Commercial Bank) is one of the first five pilot urban cooperative banks in China and the oldest city commercial bank in Hebei Province. The Bank provides a wide range of financial products and services including checking and savings accounts, notice deposits, time deposits, deposits for interest, educational deposits, letter of guarantee, loans secured by mortgages, loans for working capital, syndicated loans, loans for commercial housing, loans on collateral, and Pingan Royal loans.

Shijiazhuang City | Update: 2015-07-29 | ID: 2141

Bank of Ningbo

Bank of Ningbo (former Ningbo Commercial Bank) is a shareholding commercial bank with the qualification of independent legal person. By the end of Dec. 2010, Bank of Ningbo had owned 7 branches, respectively in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Shenzhen, Suzhou, Wenzhou and Beijing, 1 head office banking department and 97 sub-branches. Bank was founded in 1997 as the Ningbo Commercial Bank. In 2007, it changed its name to Bank of Ningbo.

Ningbo | Update: 2018-03-18 | ID: 166

Bank of Taizhou

Bank of Taizhou Co Ltd. (TZB, formerly Taizhou City Commercial Bank) operates as a city commercial bank in Taizhou, Zhejiang Province - China. The Bank offers deposits, personal and business loans, settlement, financing, wealth management, investment, online banking, and other banking services.

Taizhou | Update: 2019-01-06 | ID: 2521

Bank SinoPac China

Bank SinoPac China Co. Ltd. is the first Taiwanese-invested bank incorporated in China, providing trade finance, working capital finance, fund management, and other financial services.

Nanjing | Update: 2020-02-01 | ID: 2658

BNP Paribas China

BNP Paribas (China) Limited (formerly International Bank of Paris and Shanghai) provides banking, financing and advisory services via its Corporate & Institutional Banking and international financial services. The Bank serves local and overseas corporations and financial institutions, institutional investors, and high net worth clients.

Shanghai | Update: 2019-07-22 | ID: 2596

China CITIC Bank

China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited (former CITIC Industrial Bank) is China's eighth-largest lender in terms of market value (as of April 2014). The Bank provides a wide range of banking services to private and corporate clients in the People’s Republic of China and operates in three business segments: Corporate Banking, Personal Banking, and Treasury Business.

Beijing | Update: 2014-05-02 | ID: 1845

China Construction Bank (CCB)

China Construction Bank (CCB) is one of the largest banks in the People's Republic of China. It's ranked as the nation's second largest and the second largest bank in the world by market capitalization. The Bank has a total of approximately 310,000 staff, and provides comprehensive financial services to its customers. Total assets: RMB 16,736 billion or approx. USD 2,726 billion (as of September 30, 2014). Net profit: USD 20.5 billion (2010).

Beijing | Update: 2014-12-16 | ID: 336

China Development Bank

China Development Bank (CDB) is a financial institution in the People's Republic of China under the direct jurisdiction of the State Council. CDB is the largest Chinese bank for foreign investment and financing cooperation, long-term lending and bond issuance. The Bank under the supervision of the central government is tasked with the development of socialist market economic system and to propel China's concerted and sustainable economic and social development.

Beijing | Update: 2017-01-07 | ID: 1257

China Everbright Bank (CEB)

China Everbright Bank Co., Ltd. (CEB) is a financial institution that is founded under the approval of the State Council and the People's Bank of China. Since its inception, the Bank has been implementing a client-centered and market-oriented strategy in a prudent manner. Total assets: RMB 2.67 trillion or approx. US$438 billion (as of June 30, 2014). Net profit: US$ 2.6 billion (H12014).

Bejing | Update: 2014-11-22 | ID: 334

China Guangfa Bank (CGB)

China Guangfa Bank (former Guangdong Development Bank) is one of the earliest-incorporated joint stock commercial banks. CGB offers a broad range of financial services including personal and corporate banking, asset management, wealth management, broker-dealer and advisory services, issuance services, and treasury services.

Guangzhou | Update: 2012-09-16 | ID: 1718

China Merchants Bank (CMB)

China Merchants Bank (CMB) is one of the largest commercial banks in the People's Republic of China and is the first share-holding commercial bank wholly owned by corporate legal entities. The Bank is the first of the kind in developing a series of E-Banking distribution channel, such as On-line Banking, Phone Banking, Mobile Banking. CMB operates a network of over 800 branches and employs over 50,000 people. Total assets: RMB 4,730 billion or approx. USD 770.6 billion (as of September 30, 2014).

Shenzhen | Update: 2014-12-16 | ID: 337

China Minsheng Banking Corp.

China Minsheng Banking Corp. (CMBC) is the first national joint-stock commercial bank with shares mainly from non-public enterprise. With the involvement of various economic sectors in China's banking industry and the implementation of standard modern enterprise system, CMBC displays its differences from the state-owned banks and other commercial banks and thus attracts increasing attention from economic and financial circles both at home and abroad. Market capitalization: US$ 34.22 billion (as on April 30, 2014).

Beijing | Update: 2014-05-02 | ID: 1393

Citibank China

Citibank (China) Co., Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Citibank, one of the largest bank holding company in the United States. Citibank is among the first international banks to locally incorporate in China. As of December 31, 2011, the Company had thirteen corporate bank branches - in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Dalian, Chongqing, Guiyang, Nanjing, Changsha and Wuxi - and forty-five consumer bank outlets.

Shanghai | Update: 2012-02-10 | ID: 1662

Harbin Bank

Harbin Bank Co. (former Harbin City Commercial Bank) is a national-wide share-holding commercial bank, headed in Harbin, China. The company's primary activities consist of loans for small and medium-sized enterprises (SME), deposits in domestic currencies, including checking accounts, savings accounts, portfolio management, foreign exchanges, and electronic banking services. Total assets: Yuan 127.17 billion (as of December 31, 2010).

Harbin | Update: 2013-10-21 | ID: 743

Hua Xia Bank

Hua Xia Bank Co. is committed to delivering high-quality, efficient services and achieving fast, well-balanced and sustainable growth. The Bank offers RMB and foreign currency deposit, international and domestic settlement, loan, discount, currency trading, letter of credit, bank guarantee, and other related services.

Beijing | Update: 2018-06-23 | ID: 1342

Huishang Bank

Huishang Bank Corporation, Ltd. provides a wide range of financial products to consumer and commercial customers including: checking and savings accounts, business and personal loans, card services, bill financing, guarantee, clearing, agency services, foreign exchange, and electronic banking services. Total assets: RMB 483 billion (as of December 31, 2014). Net profit: RMB 4.3 billion (2012), RMB 4.9 billion (2013), RMB 5.7 billion (2014).

Hefei | Update: 2015-05-25 | ID: 1830

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC)

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC, Chinese name: 中国工商银行股份有限公司) is one of the largest banks in the world and the largest bank in China by total assets, total employees and total customers. ICBC provides corporate and personal banking, treasury operations, investment banking, asset management, trust, financial leasing and other financial services.

Beijing | Update: 2019-06-16 | ID: 779

Industrial Bank Co.

Industrial Bank Co. is one of the first batch of joint-stock commercial banks approved by the State Council and the People's Bank of China. The Bank has offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Tianjin, Shenyang, Nanjing, Zhengzhou, Wuhan, Chengdu, Fuzhou, Xiamen, Taiyuan, Kunming, Changsha, Ningbo, Wenzhou, Yiwu, Taizhou, Hefei, Wuxi, Nanchang, Wurumuqi, Dalian, Qingdao, Foshan, Nanning, Harbin, Shijiazhuang, Huhhot, and Changchun. Total assets: RMB 3,677 billion or approx. USD 607.4 billion (as of December 31, 2013).

Fuzhou | Update: 2014-12-21 | ID: 1502

Jilin Hunchun Rural Commercial Bank

Jilin Hunchun Rural Commercial Bank Co. Ltd. is a commercial bank that provides a range of banking services to private clients throughout rural areas.

Yanbian | Update: 2019-06-15 | ID: 2577

Metropolitan Bank

Metropolitan Bank (China) Ltd. is the first Wholly Owned Foreign Enterprise bank established in Jiangsu and headquartered in Nanjing. The Bank is a subsidiary of Metrobank (Philippines) and it is committed to providing customers with comprehensive financial products and services. With the Yangtze River Delta Region’s historical economic and cultural development, Metrobank chose Nanjing as its center and will be expanding in this region.

Nanjing | Update: 2011-04-06 | ID: 1516

MYbank

MYbank is China's second internet-only bank. The Bank is a part of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., a Chinese e-commerce company. MYbank is a challenger bank that provides an entirely digital banking experience.

Beijinga | Update: 2016-10-27 | ID: 2210

OCBC Bank (China)

OCBC Bank (China) Ltd. is a wholly-foreign-owned bank solely owned by OCBC Bank. Bank provides financial products and services for SME, corporations, financial institutions and individuals in China. It offers consumer, corporate, investment, private and transaction banking services; treasury, asset management, stock brokerage services; wealth management products to the financial needs of commercial and corporate banking clients.

Shanghai | Update: 2011-01-03 | ID: 1454

PingAn Bank

PingAn Bank Co., Ltd. (former Shenzhen Development Bank) is a mid-sized Chinese lender. The Bank provides a full range of commercial banking services including saving deposits, payroll services, mortgage loans, international and domestic settlement, discount, currency trading, trade finance, factoring, letter of credit, bank guarantee, offshore business services, and other related services. Market cap: CNY 107.3 billion (as of May 16, 2014).

Shenzhen | Update: 2014-05-17 | ID: 1023

Postal Savings Bank of China

Postal Savings Bank of China (PSBC, China Postal Savings Bank) is a leading large retail bank in China, which provides basic financial services, especially to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), rural and low income customers. As on December 31, 2015, the Bank had a network of 40,000 branches covering all regions of China. Total assets: RMB 5,574 billion or approx. USD 921 billion (as of December 31, 2013). Net profit: RMB 28.3 billion (2012).

Beijing | Update: 2016-10-28 | ID: 1620

Shanghai Pudong Development Bank (SPDB)

Shanghai Pudong Development Bank (SPDB or SPD Bank) is a joint-stock commercial bank in the People's Republic of China. The bank offers individuals and businesses such products and services as credit cards, mortgages, auto loans, personal loans, savings accounts, corporate banking services, business loans, and Internet and telephone banking services. The manufacturing, wholesale, retail, and entertainment sectors represent the bank's largest business lending markets. Total assets: RMB 3.6 trillion (as of September 30, 2013).

Shanghai | Update: 2014-05-17 | ID: 1540

Tai Fung Bank

Tai Fung Bank Ltd. (Banco Tai Fung) is a commercial bank that provides a wide range of banking services to private and corporate clients in Macau. The Bank offers deposits, loans, bills, money exchange, remittance (Include the MoneyGram service), safe deposit box, credit cards, and insurance.

Macau | Update: 2015-05-31 | ID: 1163

The Export-Import Bank of China

The Export-Import Bank of China (China Eximbank, Exim Bank of China) is one of three institutional banks in China which chartered to implement the state policies in industry, foreign trade, diplomacy, economy and finance to provide policy financial support so as to promote the export of Chinese products and services. Total assets: RMB 1,559 billion (as of December 31, 2012). Net profit: RMB 3.8 billion (2012).

Beijing | Update: 2013-08-18 | ID: 514

VTB Bank Shanghai Branch

JSC VTB Bank Shanghai Branch is a Chinese branch of VTB Bank, a leading Russian financial group. It is the first branch of a Russian bank having a financial services license on the territory of the People's Republic of China. In November 2010, the Branch was assigned a RUB/CNY market-maker status in China Foreign Exchange Trade System.

Shanghai | Update: 2019-11-17 | ID: 1622

WeBank

WeBank is China's first online-only private bank. The Bank is a part of Tencent Holdings, China's largest publicly traded Internet firm.

Shenzhen | Update: 2018-03-18 | ID: 1989

Xiamen International Bank

Xiamen International Bank (XIB) is the first joint venture bank in China. At present, XIB has been officially granted the licenses on full-range foreign exchange business operation and corporate RMB business operation as well as the qualification for financial derivatives dealing, which entitle the Bank to offer not only full-range foreign exchange business for personal customers, but also comprehensive business (including RMB business) for corporate customers and offshore personal customers.

Xiamen | Update: 2010-11-09 | ID: 1403

Yinzhou Bank

Yinzhou Bank is the first rural cooperative bank in China. In the past 50 years, the bank has actively dedicated itself to the management system reform of the rural credit cooperatives, and has constantly been the pioneer of the rural financial reform.

Ningbo | Update: 2016-06-21 | ID: 2262

Zhejiang E-Commerce Bank

Zhejiang E-Commerce Bank Co. Ltd. (MYbank) is China's online-only private bank. The Bank is a part of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., a Chinese e-commerce company that provides C2C, B2C and B2B sales services via web portals.

Hangzhou | Update: 2020-07-05 | ID: 1990

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