Awards recognizing the strongest banks in China, as Chinese bankers take leading roles on the global stage.
Guangdong Huaxing Bank
Guangdong Huaxing Bank has launched several innovative products to help Chinese investors take advantage of financial markets. The bank has created micro-investment accounts that allow customers to invest any amount at any time during trading hours, with interest accruing daily. The products have opened investment channels for new and existing customers at all income levels. The bank employs strong technology and multiple levels of risk review to minimize risks in China’s volatile investment environment.
FX and Interest Rate Hedging
Bank of China
BOC has more foreign currency deposits than any bank in the country. BOC’s depth of experience at home and abroad makes it perfectly positioned for foreign exchange transactions and interest rate hedging. As China’s companies continue their push toward greater globalization, BOC has offered products and services to reduce their exchange and interest rate risks.
Cross-Border Trade Settlement
China Guangfa Bank
Based in southern China, near Hong Kong, China Guangfa Bank has much experience in cross-border transactions, and has deployed extensive technological advances to offer wide-ranging trade settlement products, including capital exchange pools within China’s free-trade areas in Guangdong and more recently within the Shanghai Free-Trade Zone. Guangfa conducts its international payments and settlement services through its designated bill center, which has 39 branches and more than 700 sub-branches.
Provider of International services
Bank of China
As Chinese companies expand around the globe at a record pace, BOC has leveraged its long-standing reputation as the country’s most international state-owned bank to facilitate financing of trade and investment deals of all shapes and sizes. In the past year, BOC worked on some of the world’s biggest cross-border mergers while creating a cross-border matchmaking platform for small and midsize enterprises. Additionally, the bank held more than a dozen meetings to assist SMEs in their internationalization efforts.
China Merchants Bank
CMB has a well-earned reputation as one of China’s most progressive banks, and it’s attracting many of China’s new wealthy citizens to its private banking service. CMB offers a range of products to assist clients in investment, tax, legal and other financial planning for themselves, their families and their businesses. In the first six months of the year, the bank increased its number of high-net-worth private banking clients by 10% and assets under management by 14%.