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Brief Introduction to ICBC

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC) was founded in January 1984 and is the largest commercial bank in China. On October 27th, 2006, ICBC was simultaneously listed on Shanghai Stock Exchange and Hong Kong Stock Exchange. With 16,825 outlets in China and 252 outside China and 1,591 correspondent banks, ICBC provides extensive financial products and services to 4.37 million corporate customers and 292 million individual customers. A cross-market international business structure with commercial banking as the basis has taken shape. ICBC has maintained the leading position in most commercial banking businesses in China. By June 30, 2012, ICBC total assets has amounted to RMB 17.07 trillion (USD 2.75 trillion), leading the listed banks worldwide in capital, profitability and customer desposits.

ICBC established a presence in Belgium via its wholly-owned subsidiary bank in Luxembourg, ICBC (Europe) SA.

In July 2010, ICBC got the approval from the CBFA (Commission Bancaire, Financiere et des Assurances) and was granted the license for providing commercial banking businesses, which marked the official entry of ICBC to Belgium.

ICBC Brussels Branch officially started operations in January, 2011, providing comprehensive professional, flexible, efficient and diversified financial services for both corporate and individual customers, aiming to serve as a bridge for economic cooperation and trade between China and Belgium. ICBC Brussels Branch aims to serve the Chinese companies in Belgium, overseas Chinese, Chinese customers with business ties or investment with Belgium, local Belgian companies, multinationals and financial institutions. Leveraging on the leading market position of ICBC worldwide, quality customer base, diversified business structure, powerful innovation, and prestigious brand value, ICBC Brussels Branch can fully satisfy the financial needs for account opening, deposit, remittance, settlement, financing and wealth management.

Our team, with rich international banking experience, strong expertise and innovation, are fully committed to understanding and satisfying the needs of customers, aiming for a long-term, close partnership based on mutual trust and for common development. For Chinese and Belgian customers wishing to develop in the Chinese and Belgian bilateral markets, ICBC isyou’re your best trustworthy partner.