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Before [ edit ] InLiang Shiyi proposed the formation of a Bank of Communications to redeem the Beijing—Hankou Railway from its Belgian owners and place the railway under Chinese control. The bank's name uses the word communications to refer to the linking of two points by a means of transportation.
After [ edit ] Republic of China[ edit ] After the Chinese Civil War ended inthe Bank of Communications, like the Bank of Chinawas effectively split into two operations, part of it relocating to Taiwan with the Kuomintang government.
In Taiwan, the bank was also known as the Bank of Communications Chinese: Following the State Council's decision to restructure the Bank in the Bank was then restructured and re-commenced operations on 1 April Please help improve it by removing promotional content and inappropriate external linksand by adding encyclopedic content written from a neutral point of view.
October Learn how and when to remove this template message Today, the Bank of Communications is amongst the top 5 leading commercial banks in China and has an extensive network of over 2, branches covering over 80 major cities.
As of end, the Bank had over 88, employees and a total asset reaching RMB 5. Bank of Communications currently possesses domestic organs[ clarification needed ] including 30 provincial branches, 7 directly-managed branches, 90 sub-branches managed by the provincial branches with 2, network organs in over large- and medium-sized cities.
Events in [ edit ] As of January [update] The plan was part of HSBC's broader China expansion strategy, but "there is nothing further to disclose at the present. HSBC also holds a The South China Morning Post today[ when? This includes a provision allowing foreign companies to get management control of brokerage firms.
Wong did not provide a timetable for any acquisition or identify any acquisition target. Events in [ edit ] July 22, — Bank of Communications Co.
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