HSBC in mainland China

HSBC Bank (China) Company Limited started operations on 2 April 2007 as a locally incorporated foreign bank. It is owned by the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited, the founding member of the HSBC Group, which was established in Hong Kong and Shanghai in 1865. HSBC China incorporated the previous Mainland offices of its parent.
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HSBC is one of the largest investors among foreign banks in mainland China, having invested in the growth of its own operations and in select Mainland financial services entities, including Bank of Communications.

HSBC China employs over 8,000 staff, around 99 per cent of whom were recruited locally. It has a branch network of around 170 outlets across more than 50 cities. This is the largest service network covering the widest geographical reach by any foreign bank in mainland China.

HSBC’s knowledge of mainland China and its international operations enable it to provide customers with a wide range of financial and banking services, including retail banking and wealth management, commercial banking, global banking and markets and private banking.

Management and contact details

Chairman: Peter Wong
President and Chief Executive Officer: David Liao
Head office: 37/F, HSBC Building, Shanghai ifc, 8 Century Avenue, Pudong, Shanghai, China 200120
Telephone: [86] (21) 3888 3888 

HSBC building

HSBC China’s head office is located in Pudong’s Lujiazui area, the heart of Shanghai’s financial district, and was officially opened on 9 June 2010.

HSBC’s investment in the China head office symbolises the bank’s long-term commitment to China and its confidence in Shanghai as a future international financial centre.

The building received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from the US Green Building Council. HSBC’s selection of the site affirms the bank’s commitment to reducing its operational impact on the environment.

Service network

North China

Beijing, Changchun, Dalian, Harbin, Shenyang, Taiyuan, Tangshan, Tianjin, Zhengzhou.

East China

Changshu, Fuzhou, Hangzhou, Hefei, Jiangyin, Jinan, Kunshan, Nanchang, Nanjing, Nantong, Ningbo, Qingdao, Shanghai, Suzhou, Taicang, Wuxi, Yangzhou, Yixing, Zhangjiagang.

Central and West China

Chengdu, Changsha, Chongqing, Kunming, Wuhan, Xi’an.

South China

Chaozhou, Dongguan, Foshan, Guangzhou, Heyuan, Huizhou, Jiangmen, Jieyang, Maoming, Meizhou, Nanning, Qingyuan, Shantou, Shanwei, Shaoguan, Shenzhen, Xiamen, Yangjiang, Yunfu, Zhanjiang, Zhaoqing, Zhongshan, Zhuhai.


HSBC has a strong sense of responsibility for the local communities in which it operates. The bank supports educational, environmental and charitable projects and has made accumulated donations of more than RMB1 billion in mainland China.

2018 HSBC China Corporate Sustainability Report (48-page PDF 5.24MB)


Source Award Years won
FinanceAsia Best Foreign Bank in China 2001-2006, 2008-2011, 2013-2018
Asiamoney Best overall onshore RMB products/services 2019
Asiamoney Best International Bank in China 2017
Asian Banking & Finance International Retail Bank of the Year 2017-2019

Financial information

HSBC China 2018 Annual Accounts (159-page PDF 3.71MB)

HSBC China Capital Adequacy Ratio Disclosure Report 2018 (25-page PDF 519KB)

HSBC China 2019 Q1 Capital Adequacy Ratio Disclosure Report (2-page PDF 100KB)

HSBC China 2019 H1 Capital Adequacy Ratio Disclosure Report (8-page PDF 266KB)

Please note the above reports are only available in Chinese.

For Group financial information please visit the investor relations  section on our global corporate website.