Author: Andrea Fiano

GLOBAL FINANCE names the Safest Emerging Market Banks 2012 in Asia

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NEW YORK, November 6, 2012 Global Finance magazine ( ) has named the “Safest Emerging Market Banks in Asia” in an exclusive survey to be published in the December 2012 issue. The banks were selected through a comparison of the long-term credit ratings and total assets of the largest banks. Ratings from Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch were used. (Ratings current on 15th October, 2012.)

The full report covers the safest banks in Central and Eastern Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa. “For companies looking to expand into new markets, choosing the right banking partner is critical,” says Global Finance publisher Joseph D. Giarraputo.“This ranking is an invaluable tool for companies to evaluate institutional strength in fast-growing emerging markets.”

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1 China Development Bank (China) 8 Bank of China (China)
2 Agricultural Development Bank of China (China) 9 KB Kookmin Bank (South Korea)
3 Korea Finance Corporation (South Korea) 10 Shinhan Bank (South Korea)
4 Industrial Bank of Korea (South Korea) 11 NongHyup Bank (South Korea)
5 Bank of Taiwan (Taiwan) 12 Agricultural Bank of China (China)
6 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (China) 13 Hana Bank (South Korea)
7 China Construction Bank (China) 14 Land Bank of Taiwan (Taiwan