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Opening of Chongqing Branch of SMBCCN(1/1)

August 17, 2012

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation



Opening of Chongqing Branch of SMBCCN




TOKYO, August 17, 2012 --- Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC, President: Takeshi Kunibe) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (China) Limited (gSMBCCNh, President: Hisanori Kokuga) has opened a branch in Chongqing, Peoplefs Republic of China, as a part of its efforts to further strengthen its office network in mainland China. This is the first and only Japanese branch in Chongqing.


Chongqing is one of Chinafs four direct-controlled municipalities. Chongqing has been receiving and attracting large-scale investments since the launching of the governmentfs Western China Development Strategy in 2000, as well as attracting many foreign companies including Japanese companies to set up operation. Chongqing is expected to develop as a driving force of economic growth in western China. Since establishing its representative office in Chongqing in 1996, SMBC has established a cordial relationship with the Government of Chongqing. Further, SMBC and SMBCCN have signed economic cooperation agreements with the Chongqing Liangjiang New Area, Chinafs third state-level new area established in 2010.


China is one of SMBCfs most important overseas markets, and its goal is to offer comprehensive financial services to its clients in China in collaboration with SMBCCN. The establishment of Chongqing Branch will expand the network of SMBC and SMBCCN to western China, and will enable it to deliver enhanced services to its clients throughout China (15 offices including Chongqing Branch).










Profile of Chongqing Branch

Registered Name

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (China) Limited

Chongqing Branch


Unit 2, 34F, Tower1, River International, 22 Nanbin Road, Nan'an District, Chongqing 400060, The People's Republic of China


Deposit, Loan, Trade finance, Domestic remittance, Bond,

Overseas remittance, Foreign exchange(excluding cash exchange)

General Manager

Mr. Koji Fujimori


TELF86-(23)-8812-5300  FAXF86-(23)-8812-5301

(*) There may be regulatory restriction on services. Please inquire the person in charge of Chongqing  Branch for details.


SMBCCNfs office network in mainland China

Head Office:               Shanghai

Branch:                       Beijing, Tianjin, Suzhou, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Shenyang,

@@@@@@@  @@@@@  Shenzhen and Chongqing

Sub-Branch:                Suzhou Industrial Park, Tianjin Binhai, Shanghai Puxi and Changshu

Total:                           Thirteen Offices


SMBCfs office network in mainland China

Branch:                        Shanghai

Representative Office: Dalian and Chongqing

(*) Chongqing Representative Office is scheduled to close.

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