Bank of China
BOC office in Hong Kong  

Bank of China

Bank of China (BOC) is one of China’s four state-owned commercial banks. It was founded in 1912 by the Government to replace the Imperial Bank of China. In 1994, the Bank was transformed into a wholly state-owned commercial bank and was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Shanghai Stock Exchange in 2006. Currently, BOC is the 5th largest bank in the world by market capitalization and the 7th largest bank by assets. The company provides a comprehensive range of financial services to individual and corporate customers as well as financial institutions worldwide. Its businesses cover commercial banking, investment banking and insurance. Members of the group include BOC Hong Kong, BOC International, BOCG Insurance and other financial institutions. The company operates more than 10,880 domestic branches and 630 foreign offices in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and 37 other countries. China's government owns about 70% of BOC. As of April 10, 2015, Bank of China had a market capilazation of US$209.0 billion.

  Key Statistics:

Total assets CNY 15.251 trillion (2014)
Operating income CNY 456.328 billion (2014)
Net income CNY 177.198 billion (2014)
Total Equity CNY 1.183 trillion (2014)
Loans, gross CNY 8.483 trillion (2014)
Company Size 308,128 employees (2014)

Head office address:
1 Fuxingmen Nei Dajie
Beijing 10081-8, China
Phone: +86-10-6659-2638
Fax: +86-10-6659-4568

Bank of China (UK) Limited
1 Lothbury, London EC2R 7DB
United Kingdom
Tel: (4420) 72828888

Bank of China (Luxembourg) S.A.
37/39 Boulevard Prince
Henri L-1724 Luxembourg
P.O. BOX 721 L-2017

Bank of China (Canada)
Suite 600, 50 Minthorn Boulevard
Markham, Ontario, Canada, L3T7X8

New York Branch
410 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10017, USA
Tel: (1212) 9353101