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Standard Chartered’s history in Africa dates back to over 150 years.
Standard Chartered is an active participator, contributor and beneficiary of China’s reform and opening-up. We have a long-standing history and commitment to China. Our global footprint, strong local presence, and distinctive proposition, along with our continued investment, positions us very well to capture China’s opportunities.
Greater Bay Area (GBA) of China
GBA is a strategic focus for Standard Chartered and it acts as an important gateway connecting China to the world. We have over 90 branches in 6 GBA cities offering cross-border services.
Our history in Hong Kong dates back to 1859.
We have a long history in Indonesia, which started in 1859, when The Chartered Bank (now called Standard Chartered Bank) ran a business in the field of public banking through the Borneo Company in Batavia (now called Jakarta).
Standard Chartered Malaysia has always taken immense pride with the distinction of being Malaysia’s first and oldest bank. Our presence in the country goes back to 1875, when we opened our first branch at Beach Street, Penang.
Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan) Ltd. is the oldest and largest international bank in Pakistan. It is also the first international bank to be awarded Islamic banking license and the first to open an Islamic banking branch.
The oldest international bank in the Philippines since 1872, Standard Chartered Bank serves Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking clients with differentiated expertise. We support clients with their transaction banking, corporate finance, financial markets and borrowing needs.
Standard Chartered launched the Group’s first operations in Poland under our Warsaw-headquartered Standard Chartered Global Business Services Sp. z o. o, going operationally live in September 2018. It’s our fourth Global Business Services (GBS) location globally and the first in Europe.
We have more than 160 years of history in Singapore, where we opened our first branch in 1859. And in October 1999, we were among the first international banks to receive a Qualifying Full Bank (QFB) licence, an endorsement of the Group’s longstanding commitment to our business in the Singapore.
Standard Chartered Korea is a banking and financial services company headquartered in Seoul, South Korea and a wholly owned subsidiary of Standard Chartered. It was created by the acquisition of the former Korea First Bank by Standard Chartered in 2005.
With over 3,000 employees across Taiwan, Standard Chartered Bank is offers individuals and corporate clients full-scale banking services and products and aspires to become the Bank of Choice in Taiwan. Standard Chartered opened its first branch in Taiwan in 1985. The acquisition of Hsinchu International Bank in November 2006 marked a milestone in Standard Chartered’s course of development in Taiwan. The completion of integration of the two banks in July 2007 made Standard Chartered an international bank with the largest network in Taiwan.
Since 1894, we've established a strong foundation and grown with businesses and communities in Thailand and beyond.
In the UAE, we opened our first branch in 1958 in Sharjah. The Group’s business gradually increased in the UAE with the opening of several branches and today, Dubai is the Bank’s regional hub for the Africa and Middle East region and is the centre for its Islamic Banking arm, Standard Chartered Saadiq.
London serves as the headquarters for our Europe & Americas business, focused on facilitating business across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. It's a hub for our Corporate, Commercial & Institutional Banking (CCIB) business, and hosts significant Private Banking and International Banking operations.
Our US offices opened in 1902, they provide Corporate & Institutional Banking solutions to large corporations, governments, banks, investors and development organisations.
Our history in Vietnam can be traced back to 1904 when we first opened a in Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City). We believe in the long-term prospect of Vietnam and are fully committed to the Vietnamese market and our clients and customers since coming back to the country in 1990.
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