What is Bond Connect

Bond Connect is a new mutual market access scheme that allows investors from Mainland China and overseas to trade in each other's bond markets through connection between the related Mainland and Hong Kong financial infrastructure institutions.

Northbound Trading commenced on 3 July 2017, allowing overseas investors from Hong Kong and other regions to invest in the China interbank bond market (CIBM) through mutual access arrangements in respect of trading, custody and settlement. Southbound Trading will be explored at a later stage.

Bond Connect Dealers

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd.

Founded in 1984, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) is now one of the world’s largest banks serving 6.27 million corporate and 567 million personal customers worldwide. Headquartered in Beijing, ICBC operates through an international network of 419 offices in 45 countries and regions.

By end of 2017, total assets of ICBC amounted RMB 26.09 trillion, with capital adequacy ratio of 15.14% and tier 1 capital adequacy ratio of 13.27%. In 2017, ICBC realized a net profit of RMB 287.45 billion, ROA of 1.14% and ROE of 14.35%.

In China Interbank Bond Market, ICBC has unique advantage as the largest bond underwriter, the largest market-maker and one of the largest bond investors. ICBC has been awarded as “Best Market Making Institution” by CFETS and “Best Market Maker” by NAFMII over years.

ICBC has been actively facilitating overseas clients’ investment and trading in CIBM since the very beginning of market open-up. CFETS awarded ICBC as “Best Agent for Overseas Institutions” and “Outstanding Contributor for Open-up” for consecutive years.

With our edge in bond market making and overseas client service capacity, ICBC is dedicated to providing competitive quote and comprehensive services to overseas investors in Bond Connect.

http://www.icbc.com.cn/ICBCLtd/en/

Contact
Yan Han
han.yan@icbc.com.cn
8610-66108756
BBG: HAN YAN
Jiang Xiaojie
xiaojie.jiang@icbc.com.cn
8610-66106185
BBG: XIAOJIE JIANG
Chang Hao
hao.chang@icbc.com.cn
8610-66105127
BBG: HAO CHANG

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