China Construction Bank is one of the largest Bank of China as well as of the world and one of the big four banks of China which besides having 13629 domestic branches also has overseas branches in Sydney, Melbourne, Tokyo, Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Seoul and New York.
Currently led by Zhang Jianguo, the bank is headquartered in Xicheng district, Beijing. China Construction Bank was founded in 1954 under the name People’s Construction Bank Of China and changed to its present name in 1996.As of 2011 the bank employeed 329338 employees. The bank makes important contribution to China’s economic modernization and provides world class services. Core values that govern the bank are Impartiality, Prudence, Integrity and Creation.
The bank offers personal banking and corporate banking services. Under personal banking it offers e-banking, deposit services in foreign currency as well as in Renminbi, long credit card, personal loans, gold business, foreign exchange transaction management like settlement, options, personal wealth management. Corporate banking services like International business, fund settlement, fund custody, credit business and intermediary services.
The bank wants to become a world class bank by achieving three goals: provide quality services to customers, maximize shareholder value and provide excellent career opportunities to employees. The bank wants to develop its wholesale and retail products.