Top 50 largest companies in the world 2022 (P.5) China Construction Bank: One of the big four banks in China


( Together with Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Agricultural Bank of China, and Bank of China, CCB plays important roles in China economy.

China Construction Bank Corporation (CCB) is one of the "big four" banks in China. In 2015, CCB was the 2nd largest bank in the world by market capitalization and 6th largest company in the world.

CCB’s headquarter is in Xicheng District, Beijing. CCB was founded on 1 October 1954 under the name of People's Construction Bank of China, and later changed to China Construction Bank on 26 March 1996. China Construction Bank Corporation was formed as a joint-stock commercial bank in September 2004 as a result of a separation procedure undertaken by its predecessor, China Construction Bank, under the PRC Company Law.

CCB operates through the following business segments: Corporate Banking, Personal Banking, Treasury, and Others. The Corporate Banking segment provides a range of financial products and services to corporations, government agencies and financial institutions, which comprises of corporate loans, trade financing, deposit taking and wealth management services, agency services, financial consulting and advisory services, cash management services, remittance and settlement services, custody services, and guarantee services. The Personal Banking segment provides personal loans, deposit taking and wealth management services, card business, remittance services, and agency services to individual customers. The Treasury segment represents inter-bank money market transactions, repurchase and resale transactions, investments in debt securities, and trade of derivatives and foreign currency. The Others segment refers to equity investments and revenues, results, assets and liabilities of overseas branches and subsidiaries.

The bank has approximately 13,629 domestic branches. In addition, it maintains overseas branches in Barcelona, Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, New York City, Seoul, Singapore, Tokyo, Melbourne, Kuala Lumpur, Santiago de Chile, Sydney and Auckland, and a wholly owned subsidiary in London.

In Global 2000 2022 list of Forbes, CCB was ranked 23 in Sales, 7 in Profit, 2 in Assets, and 59 in Market value. It’s also listed in World's Best Banks 2022.

According to Wikipedia; Forbes

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