About Us

Standard Chartered

We are a leading international banking group, with over 80,000 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.

2018 marks the 160th anniversary of Standard Chartered’s uninterrupted operations in China since its first branch set up in Shanghai in 1858. 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.

Standard Chartered China has been laurelled with a number of awards in 2017, honoring its achievements and endeavors in different areas including Best Foreign Bank by Yicai Media Group, the Economic Observer and National Business Daily, Impactful International Bank by the Paper, Best Foreign Bank for Belt & Road, Best Bank for RMB Services, Best Bank for Commodities, Best Bank for Corporate Social Responsibility by Global Finance, Best Service Provider – Liquidity Management, Best Supply Chain Solution, Best Structured Trade Finance Solution, Best Cash Management Solution, and The Power Deal of the Year by The Asset, Best Bank in Cash Management Innovation by Trade Finance, Best Transition Banking Wealth Management Award by China Banking Association, Best Stable Income Product among Bank’s Wealth Management Product by Security Times, Excellence Award for Wealth Management NAV Product by Shanghai Securities News, 2017 Trustworthy Wealth Management Product & Service by Bank by the Economic Observer, 2017 Global Asset Allocation Pioneer Bank by International Finance News, Best Foreign Wealth Management Bank in Mainland China by Wealth, Best Banking Product for Foreign Currency by Wallstreetcn.com, CSR annual award (Seeing is Believing) by British and American Chamber of Commerce, CSR Award by Lujiazui Financial City, Yicai, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance of Shanghai Jiaotong University, Award for Best Public Relations Case 2017 by Shanghai Banking Association and The Diversity Extraordinary Employer Awards of the year by Liepin.

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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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