Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited, formerly known as Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, was established on 1 January 1984. On 28 October 2005, the Bank was wholly restructured to a joint-stock limited company. On 27 October 2006, the Bank was successfully listed on both SSE and SEHK.
Through its continuous endeavour and stable development, the Bank has developed into one of the top largest listed bank in the world in terms of market capitalization, customers' deposits and profitability, possessing an excellent customer base, a diversified business structure, strong innovation capabilities and market competitiveness. Up until now, the Bank has its presence in six continents, and its overseas network has expanded to 40 countries and regions. The Bank provides comprehensive financial products and services to 4.6 million corporate customers and 411 million personal customers by virtue of the distribution network consisting of 17,225 domestic institutions, 389 overseas institutions and over 1,661 correspondent banks worldwide, as well as through its E-banking network comprising a range of internet and telephone banking services and self-service banking centres, basically forming an internationalized trans-market operating structure focusing on commercial banking business. Upholding the management tenet of "Focusing on Customers and Creating Value through Services", the Bank constantly improves its financial services to enrich brand connotation. With the brand image of "By Your Side and as Your Trust" being widely recognized, the Bank has been the banking brand of first choice for Chinese customers and the most valuable financial brand around the globe.
Being a subsidiary of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, ICBC New Zealand gained operation permit from RBNZ (the Reserve Bank of New Zealand) on 19 November 2013. Being the first approved Chinese bank, it is also the first institution of ICBC launched in New Zealand. Based on the leading market position of ICBC, we offer an extensive range of financial products and services including account management, remittance, international settlement, trade finance and mortgage loans etc.
Integrated with ICBC's internationalization steps, ICBC New Zealand will always aim at generating value for our clients with comprehensive corporate and retail services and becoming a bridge between New Zealand and China to boost bilateral economic and trade relationship.
The ICBC New Zealand branch is located in at Queen Street in Auckland, which is the centre of finance and conveniently located close to transportation. Surrounded by classical Baroque architecture and spacious business district, our clients can enjoy VIP services in Chinese and English languages.