BOC (New Zealand) Limited registered as a bank

Release date
18 November 2014

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand today announced that BOC (New Zealand) Limited will be registered as a bank in New Zealand with effect from 21 November.

BOC (New Zealand) Limited is a fully-owned subsidiary of Bank of China. Following registration it will change its name to Bank of China (New Zealand) Limited.

This registration will bring the number of registered banks in New Zealand to 25.

More information: List of Registered Banks in New Zealand

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