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About UOB China

United Overseas Bank (China) Limited (UOB China) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB), a leading bank in Asia. UOB China is headquartered in Shanghai and was incorporated in the People´s Republic of China on 18 December 2007.


From our first representative office in Beijing in 1984, we have grown our network to 16 branches and sub-branches in major Chinese cities.


We have also been building membership in 2008 and 2011 respectively. In 2012, we were awarded a Qualified Domestic Institutional Investors licence, and were one of four foreign banks to participate in bullion trading on the SGE interbank platform. UOB China is one of the first foreign banks to obtain a local mutual fund licence in China in 2013. The following year, we established a sub-branch in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone, and obtained a trial market maker licence for interbank gold bilateral transactions and a market maker licence for direct trading between RMB and the Singapore dollar in the interbank foreign exchange market. We also obtained the gold import and export licence in 2015.


In 2018, UOB China became one the first market makers do execute direct trading between the RMB and the Thai Baht. The Bank also successfully priced its three-year onshore RMB financial bond through the China interbank market and the Bond Connect scheme (BCS), which on our strengths. In 2006, UOB was the first bank from Southeast Asia authorised to settle capital accounts in Shanghai. We received a retail Renminbi (RMB) licence and Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE) trading is the first onshore financial bond issued by a Southeast Asian bank through the BCS. In 2019, UOB China became the first Southeast Asia-headquartered bank to be a member of the Shanghai Futures Exchange and the first foreign bank to be a Fixing Member for the Shanghai Silver Benchmark Price. UOB China also became one of the first foreign bank members of the Cross-border RMB Trade Finance Trading Platform in 2020. These achievements have enabled us to widen our product and service offering to our customers operating in China.


In 2015, UOB Group increased the registered capital of UOB China by RMB2.5 billion to RMB5.5 billion. UOB China is rated ‘A+’ with a stable outlook by Fitch Ratings and ‘AAA’ with a stable outlook by China Cheng Xin International.


In 2015, UOB Group increased the registered capital of UOB (China) by RMB2.5 billion to RMB5.5 billion.


UOB (China) is rated ‘A+’ with stable outlook by Fitch Ratings.


We believe in being a responsible financial services provider and we are committed to making a difference in the lives of our stakeholders and in the communities in which we operate. Just as we are dedicated to helping our customers manage their finances wisely and to grow their businesses, UOB China is steadfast in our support of social development, particularly in the areas of art, children and education.

For more information about UOB China, please visit www.UOBChina.com.cn or follow the UOB China’s public account on WeChat.