Bank of China registered as a bank

Release date
29 March 2018

The Reserve Bank today registered Bank of China to provide banking services in New Zealand.

Bank of China Limited is incorporated in the People’s Republic of China and will operate in New Zealand as a branch.

A New Zealand subsidiary of the Bank of China, Bank of China (New Zealand) Limited, has been registered to provide banking services in New Zealand since November 2014.

There are now 26 registered banks in New Zealand.

View the Register of registered banks in New Zealand

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