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 64. 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 a number of awards and accolades in 2022, including Best Leadership/Capacity Building Award by Green Investment Principles, Top Market Maker by Bond Connect, Outstanding Responsible Corporate by Southern Weekly, SME Financial Innovation Bank Award by Yicai, Green ESG Corporate Pioneer by Bloomberg, Outstanding CSR Enterprise of the Year by Jiemian, Best RMB Bank in 21 Markets by The Asset, Best Trade Finance Bank in Asia Pacific by Corporate Treasurer, Excellent Bank of the Year for Green Finance Practice by The Economic Observer, Best Wealth Management Platform of the Year in China by The Asian Banking & Finance, Trustworthy Wealth Management Bank by The Economic Observer, ranking first of the “World's Best Banks 2022” List among Foreign Banks in Mainland China by Forbes, Best Investment Strategy Team by Securities Times, The Excellent Financial Institution of the Year by WallstreetCN, Best Cash Management Bank by Trade Finance, 2022 Aon China Best ESG Employer Award, Top Employer China by Top Employers Institute, 2022 Top Human Resources Management Award by 51job and so on.

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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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