About Us

Standard Chartered

We are a leading international banking group, with a presence in 59 of the world’s most dynamic markets and serving clients in a further 83. More than 75% of our global footprint overlaps with the Belt & Road markets. Our purpose is to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, and 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.


Standard Chartered is one of the oldest international banks in China, with our first branch in Shanghai set up in 1858 and continuous operations thereafter. We were among the first batch of international banks locally incorporated in China in April 2007. We have outlets across nearly 30 coastal and in-land cities in China, a testimony of our long-term commitment to China.


We received numerous awards and accolades in 2021, including Leaders in Capacity Building Award by Green Investment Principles, Financial Innovation Award Third Prize by Guangdong Provincial Government, Top Market Maker by Bond Connect, Outstanding Participant in Cross-border Settlement Clearing by CIPS, Foreign Bank of the Year by The Paper, Excellent Foreign Bank of the Year by Wallstreetcn.com, Bank of the Year by Bloomberg Business, Excellent GBA Bank by 21st Century Business Herald, Outstanding Risk Control Management Award 2021 by JRJ.com, Excellent Retail Bank of the Year by The Economic Observer, ESG Pioneer of the Year by Jiemian News, Best ESG Practice Award for Wealth Management by Securities Times, Best Supply Chain Finance Bank by Trade Finance, Best Customer Loyalty/Reward Initiative in China by The Asian Banker, Best Transaction Bank in China, Best Liquidity Management Bank by The Assets, Global Green Finance Award 2021 – Innovation Award by International Finance Forum, China Preferred Employer by zhaopin.com and etc.

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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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