About Us

Standard Chartered - leading the way in Asia, Africa and the Middle East

We are a leading international banking group, with more than 84,000 employees and a 150-year history in some of the world’s most dynamic markets. We bank the people and companies driving investment, trade and the creation of wealth across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, where we earn around 90 per cent of our income and profits. Our heritage and values are expressed in our brand promise, Here for good.

Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchanges as well as the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges in India.

In China, the Bank set up its first branch in Shanghai in 1858 and has remained in operation throughout the past 158 years. Standard Chartered Bank (China) Limited is one of the first foreign banks to locally incorporate in China in April 2007. This demonstrates the Bank’s commitment to the China market, and its leading position as a foreign bank in the banking industry. Standard Chartered has one of the largest foreign bank networks in China – with more than 100 outlets across about 30 cities, including the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone Sub-Branch opened in March 2014.

Standard Chartered China has been laurelled with a number of awards in 2015, honoring its achievements and endeavors in different areas including Best Loan Syndications Performance Award by China Banking Association, Institution Contribution Award by Shanghai Banking Association, Best in Treasury and Working Capital, Best Liquidity Management Bank and Best Corporate Bond by The Asset, Best Offshore RMB bond, Best Green Bond, Best Loan and Best Project by Finance Asia, Best Digital Bank, Best Subcustodian, Best for Small Business Lending and Best Supply Chain Finance Provider by Global Finance, Best Foreign Bank Award by China Business News, Special Award for Optimising Lives by New Weekly Magazine, Best Global Export Finance by Global Trade Review, Rotary Leadership Awards by Rotary Club of Shanghai, SME Innovation Award by Shanghai Finance Society, Best SME Services Foreign Bank, Best Assets Management Innovation Award by 21st Century Business Herald, Best Wealth Management Product Global Asset Allocation by Securities Times, Best e-Banking Award by CFO World, Best Supply Chain Finance Bank by Trade Finance, Best Foreign Bank Award by Jrj.com.

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Our Global Presence

We've operated in some of the world's fastest-growing markets for more than 150 years. We aim to lead the way in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

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Here for good

Here for good is the essence of who we are. It's about sticking by our clients and customers through good times and bad, and always trying to do the right thing.

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Speaking Up

Standard Chartered Bank (the “Bank”) is committed to maintaining a culture of the highest ethics and integrity, and in compliance with all applicable law, regulation and internal policy. As part of this commitment, the Bank has a ‘Speaking Up’ programme through which genuine concerns in this regard can be raised. Members of the public can securely raise Speaking Up concerns through this hyperlink, which is hosted on behalf of the Bank by a third party ‘InTouch’. Examples of concerns that can be raised through this website are concerns that relate to accounting, internal accounting controls or auditing matters and concerns relating to bribery or banking and financial crime. Concerns received will be forwarded to the Bank’s investigations team for review. Complaints relating to SCB banking services should not be raised through this site in the first instance, but through the SCB branch network, contact centres, Relationship Managers or the ‘Contact Us’ webpage.


Please note that this hyperlink will bring to you to another website on the Internet, which is operated by InTouch, an independent company appointed by the Bank to support its Speaking Up programme. Please be mindful that when you click on the link and open a new window in your browser, you will be subject to the additional terms of use of the website that you are going to visit.