About Us

China Construction Bank Corporation London Branch (“the Bank” or “CCBC London Branch”)  is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority. Subject to regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and limited regulation by the Prudential Regulation Authority.    The Bank was established in the UK on 22 December 2014.

Our vision is to become the foremost Chinese Bank in the UK. The Bank is committed to operating to the highest levels of integrity, teamwork, customer service and offers a relationship-driven approach. Our expert, experienced London team is focused on delivery wholesale banking solutions to support our clients.


The Bank provides a comprehensive range of banking products and services including corporate banking, financial institutions, financial markets and RMB clearing services.


CCB London Branch was designated by the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) as the sole RMB Clearing Bank in the United Kingdom and today the Bank clears the largest volume of RMB globally outside of Asia.


China Construction Bank Corporation (‘‘CCBC’’) is the second largest bank in China and one of the largest banks in the world, with a growing global network of branches and subsidiaries. 


The establishment of a Branch in the UK allows CCBC to play a greater role in developing closer trade links between the UK and China and supporting increased Chinese investments in the UK. With its direct access to CCBC’s capital and liquidity resources, the UK Branch is a key element in CCBC achieving its business objectives in the UK, which are:

  • To satisfy the investment and trade requirements of CCBC’s UK and Chinese customers;
  • To contribute to building London as the major off-shore RMB clearing centre outside Asia; and
  • To assist general Chinese investment into and out of the UK.

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