The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited is considered the largest bank in the People’s Republic of China measured by total assets and it is the largest bank in the world . The bank has 17,200 branches in which 5.8 million business and 530 million private customers are served. With 412 branches outside Asia, the bank is active worldwideit had nearly 100,000 ATMs. In 2007, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China overtook Citigroup as the highest-rated bank for the first time .
|Name of The Bank||Industrial and Commercial Bank of China|
|Capitalization||US $ 229.8 billion|
|Turnover||US $ 151.4 billion|
|Net profit||US $ 42 billion|
|Key dates||2006: opening of the capital|
|Legal form||Public company; State-owned enterprise|
|Action||Hong Kong Stock Exchange (1398, 4603 and 4604) 4 , 5 , 6 , Shanghai Stock Exchange (601398) and Australian Securities Exchange (ICB) 7|
|The head office||Beijing|
|Shareholders||Chinese state (78%)Public (22%)|
|Subsidiaries||Industrial and Commercial Bank of China ( en ) , Bank ICBC Indonesia ( d ) , Tekstilbank ( en ) and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Macau) ( en )|
The bank’s total market capitalization was $ 305 billion in early 2019, making it one of the most valuable in the world.
The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China was founded on January 1, 1984 , by the Chinese government, with a capital of 20.8 billion yuan .On 27 October 2006 the ICBC was simultaneously listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and Hong Kong Stock Exchange .
In December 1978, the Communist Party of China convened the Third Plenary Session of the Eleventh Central Committee, which initiated the reform of the financial system State Council of the People’s Republic of China to decide in September 1983 that the People’s Bank of China would exclusively exercise the responsibilities of the central bank and separate its savings and credit businesses to establish a new bank. In December, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China was formally established with a registered capital of 20.8 billion yuan and total assets of 333.3 million yuan.
As of February 24, 2010, as of the end of last year, the number of credit cards issued exceeded 52 million become the fourth largest credit card issuer in the world .
In 2014, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China ranked first on the Forbes 2014 Global 2000 list with US$148.7 billion in sales and US$42.7 billion in profits