Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China was founded on January 1, 1984, and it changed into a limited company on October 28, 2005. The ICBC was successfully and simultaneously listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Shanghai Stock Exchange on October 27, 2006. After ceaseless dedication and stable development, the ICBC has ascended into the highest echelon of the world's leading and largest banks. With its outstanding customer base, diversified business structure, remarkable innovative capacity and dominating market competitiveness, the ICBC provides a wide array of financial products and services to 5.32 million corporate clients and 496 million individual customers around the world. Through continual efforts in promoting reform innovations and operation transformation, the asset and liability business has maintained consistent profitability amid structural adjustments, while retail finance, asset management and investment banking have become key drivers in profit growth, and cutting-edge Internet finance has propelled foundational changes in operation management models and forms of services. Continual improvements are being engendered in internationalized and integrated operation, overseas network has expanded to 42 nations and regions, and revenue contribution from overseas businesses and integrated subsidiaries in areas such as funds, insurance and lease and rental continue to climb. The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China was the recipient of Euromoney's Awards for Excellence 2015: Best Emerging Markets Bank, and a constituent on The Banker's list of Top 1000 World Banks and the Forbes Global 2000 ranking for three straight years.