Banking Industry in China - Statistics & Facts

In 2012, the number of institutions in the banking industry in China stood at 3,747 with total assets of 133.6 trillion yuan ($21.6 trillion) which marked an increase of 17.9 percent on the previous year. Liabilities recorded a year-on-year growth of 17.8 percent to 125 trillion yuan ($20.2 trillion).

In the same year, the assets of the five major Chinese banks accounted for 55 percent of total bank assets, reaching 61.9 trillion yuan ($10 trillion). Industrial and Commercial Bank of China was the largest bank in China and also globally in terms of assets and market capitalization.

The amount of foreign banks in China numbered 387 as of 2011, holding assets of 2.15 trillion yuan ($348 billion) which represented 1.9 percent of total bank assets.

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