Major Events in 2013

On December 11, 2013, the Bank upgraded the wealth management portal of bank-bank platform in a brand-new manner, launching the internet wealth management brand of the Bank – “Money Manager” to mobilize our efforts in internet finance.

On December 8, 2013, the 2013 CBN Financial Value Ranking (CFV) was announced, and the Bank won four prizes: the “Annual Best Joint-stock Commercial Bank”, the “Annual Best Bank with Outstanding Custody Service”, the “Best Bank of Innovation in Trade Finance”, and the “Best Business Travel Credit Card Brand”.

On December 5, 2013, at the 8th Asian 21st Century Annual Finance Summit, the Bank rose to No. 7 among Asian banks in terms of competitiveness, topping China’s joint-stock banks. The Bank also won the prize of “Asian Bank Offering the Greatest Returns to Shareholders 2013”, and President Li Renjie was honored the “Asian Banker 2013”.

On December 3, 2013, in the 6th Appraisal of the Most Respected Banks and the Best Retail Bank in China, the Bank won four prizes: the 2013 Most Respected Bank in China”, the “2013 Best Banking Wealth Management Brand in China”, the 2013 Best Mobile Finance Bank” and the “2013 Best Bank of Innovation in Credit Service”.

In November 2013, the Bank obtained the qualification for the first group of pilots to issue large-sum negotiable certificate of deposit (NCD), and successfully released the first issue of one-month fixed deposit receipts worth RMB 3 billion on December 13.

On November 26, 2013, at the launch ceremony of Shanghai carbon emission trading, the Bank received the certificate for the settlement bank for the first carbon transaction, becoming the first depository and clearing bank for funds of pilot carbon trading in Shanghai.

On November 20, 2013, the Bank and China International Travel Service Limited, Head Office Entered into a strategic cooperation agreement, boosting the development of travel financial services.

On November 20, 2013, in the appraisal of “2012-2013 China Outstanding Finance Prize” sponsored by Economic Observer Newspaper, the Bank was awarded “Annual Bank with Outstanding Custody Service”.

On November 16, 2013, in the 5th Appraisal of Competitive Financial Institutions, the Bank won four prizes: “Competitive Bank for Outstanding Supply Chain Financial Service”, “Competitive Bank for Green Financial Service”, “Competitive Bank for Personal Loans”, and “Competitive Bank for the Development Potential in Private Banking”.

On November 22, 2013, the Bank obtained the qualification for futures security depository business of China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX), becoming one of the first group of joint-stock commercial banks designated by the CFFEX for futures security depository.

On November 4, 2013, the Conference of Chinese Banking Industry on Settlement of Excessive Capacities and Practice of Green Credit, sponsored by China Banking Association (CBA) and undertaken by the Bank, was held in Fuzhou, and 29 financial institutions in the banking industry including the Bank signed the “Common Commitment of Chinese Banking on Green Credit”.

On October 25, 2013, the concentrated quoting and issuing mechanism for Loan Prime Rate (LPR) was put into official operation, and the Bank was one of the first 9 quoting banks.

On October 25, 2013, the Bank announced to upgrade “Enjoyable Life”, indicating that the first pension finance program in China entered into the age of 2.0.

On October 23, 2013, Interbrand, the largest brand consulting institution in the world, released the “2013 China’s Best Brand Value List” in Shanghai, and with the brand value of RMB 10.437 billion, which grew by 23% over the last year, the Bank ranked NO. 19 in the list, continuing the fast brand ascending situation.

At the end of September 2013, the Bank was approved by China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) as one of the first group of banking assets management plan pilots, and launched the plan to raise funds on October 18.

On September 9, 2013, the Bank and International Finance Corporation (IFC) entered into a cooperation memorandum at the 17th China International Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT). Both parties will launch all-round cooperation with regard to supporting the energy conservation and emission reduction in the construction industry and boosting the development of green buildings in China.

In September 2013, the Bank released the first project where insurance bond was invested in the control of water environment in China, providing a diversified financing channel for the control of heavy metal in the drainage basin of Xiangjiang River across Hunan.

On August 20, 2013, in the 6th Appraisal of China Best Board of Directors of Chinese Listed Companies sponsored by Money Week, the Bank won the “2013 Chinese Listed Company with the Best Board of Directors”.

In August 2013, the WeChat Banking of the Bank was launched officially, and this was another convenient channel for financial service released by the Bank after internet banking, telephone banking and mobile banking.

On July 17, 2013, Lanzhou Branch of the Bank was put into operation officially.

On July 8, 2013, the Bank got the approval to prepare for the establishment of Haikou Branch.

In July 2013, the Bank made the first presence in the Fortune Global 500, ranking No. 428.

On July 3, 2013, Forbes China released the list of “2013 China Top 50 CEOs”, and President Li Renjie of the Bank made his presence in the list, ranking No. 16.

In July 2013, the British Magazine, The Banker, announced the list of “2013 Top 1000 World Banks”. The Bank rose to the 50th place by 11 positions over the last year in terms of total assets, becoming one of the top 50 global banks, and ranked No. 2 among similar domestic banks. The Bank ranked No. 55 in terms of Tier 1 capital, up by 14 positions over the previous year.

On June 28, 2013, China Banking Association (CBA) held the “Conference for Release of 2012 CSR Report for Chinese Banking Industry and the Commendation for Corporate Social Responsibility”. The Bank won the “Annual Best Corporate Social Responsibility Institution Award” and “Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Award for Best Green Finance” for the third consecutive year, and Gao Jianping, Board Chairman, won the award of “Annual Leading Figure for Social Responsibility”.

On June 26, 2013, in the “2012 China Top 500 Financial Institutions” released by NetEase, the Bank ranked No. 9, and ranked No. 2 among joint-stock banks.

On June 26, 2013, the results of the 6th China “Gold Shell” Series Appraisal for Assets Management sponsored by 21st Century Business Herald were revealed in Shanghai, and the Bank was honored the “2013 Best Assets Custody Bank” and the “2013 Private Banking with the Greatest Development Potential”.

On June 25, 2013, the first community banking office of the Bank in China – Fuzhou Federal Plaza Community Sub-branch was officially launched, becoming the first licensed community sub-branch run by a national commercial bank.

On June 21, 2013, Industrial Trust, a subsidiary controlled by the Bank, was honored the “China Outstanding Trust Company” for the second consecutive year at the 2013 China Trust Summit sponsored by Securities Times.

On June 19, 2013, “China Cross-Straits Technology & Projects and Financial Capital Matchmaking Symposium” jointly sponsored by the Bank, Fujian Development and Reform Commission, and Cross-straits Equity Exchange Center, etc. was Held in Fuzhou.

On June 3, 2013, with the approval of China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC), China Industrial Asset Management Limited, the first subsidiary solely owned by Industrial Trust, a holding subsidiary of the Bank, opened officially.

On May 31, 2013, the Bank entered into an overall business cooperation agreement with People’s Insurance Company (Group) of China Limited (PICC) and its subsidiaries including PICC P&C, PICC Asset, PICC Life, and PICC Health, carrying out all-round cooperation.

On May 17, 2013, the Bank released the first travel loan in China – “Suixingyou” (Interest-guided Tour) travel financial service.

On May 16, 2013, China Center for Market Value Management (CCMVM) announced the “2013 China Capital Brand Evaluation Report”. In the ranking of “2013 Top 100 Capital Brand Values”, the Bank rose to the second place by 150 positions.

On May 16, 2013, the Bank entered into strategic cooperation agreement on travel finance with Shanghai Spring International Travel Service (Group) Co., Ltd. and Shanghai Airlines Tours International (Group) Co., Ltd.

On May 13, 2013, the Bank and China National Tobacco Corporation officially signed a strategic cooperation memorandum.

On May 11, 2013, at the 9th “Gold Round Table” Forum on Boards of Directors of China’s Listed Companies, the Bank won the prize of “Best Board of Directors” again after 2010.

On April 20, 2013, after the attack of Ya’an Earthquake, the Bank immediately activated the emergency plan to provide financial service support for the earthquake resistance and relief efforts. The entire bank donated a total of RMB 20.91 million to the disaster-stricken area.

On April 27, 2013, at the 9th Annual Conference for Chinese Financial Experts jointly sponsored by China Finance Net and China Finance Research Institute, the Bank won the “2012 Green Bank Prize” in the 2012 Brand Rankings and Board Chairman Gao Jianping and President Li Renjie were honored the “2012 Innovative Banker” and the “2012 Chinese Banking Figure” respectively.

On April 26, 2013, the Bank’s serial campaign of “2013 Beautiful China Tour • Green Finance” was initiated in Shijiazhuang and came to a perfect conclusion at Huhhot. Lasting for 224 days and reaching 12 provinces and municipalities, the campaign provided green financial support of nearly RMB 300 billion, lending a vigorous boost to the development of local green economy.

On April 22, 2013, the World Earth Day, the Bank purchased 7,576 tons of carbon emission reduction in a centralized way via the “Low-carbon Lohas Fund”, which was equivalent to neutralizing the carbon emission by 54,500 people traveling 1,000 km by air.

On April 20, 2013, in the “2013 Report on China Green Companies Top 100” released at the 2013 Summit of China Green Companies, the Bank listed at the 6th place, up 12 positions over the last year, in terms of state-owned holding companies.

On April 18, 2013, the list of 2013 Forbes Global 2000 was announced. In the list, the Bank rose to No. 142, up by 101 positions, becoming one of the banks witnessing the fastest elevation in position.

On March 27, 2013, China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) approved the Bank to establish Industrial Fund Management Co., Ltd., which signified our major progress in the cause of integrated and group-based development.

On March 26, 2013, Securities Daily announced the Innovation Capability Ranking of Listed Banks, in which the Bank ranked No. 1.

In February 2013, the British magazine, The Banker, released the 2013 Global 500 Banking Brands, in which the Bank rose to No. 88, up by 3 positions over the last year, with the brand value reaching USD 2.076 billion, an increase of 32.15% over the previous year, remaining stably in the top 100 banking brands around the world.

On January 21, 2013, with the approval of China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC), Chongqing Machinery & Electronics Holding Group Finance Co., Ltd., of which Industrial Trust, a holding subsidiary of the Bank held shares, opened officially.

On January 15, 2013, at the “2012 Chinese Energy-saving Services Summit” sponsored by ESCO Committee of China Energy Conservation Association (EMCA), the Bank won the “2012 Best Financial Investor of Chinese Energy-saving Services”.

On January 15, 2013, the Bank issued the “Opinions on Reinforcing the Seven Acting Points to Lend Full Boost to the Scientific and Frog-leap Development of Fujian Province”, to boost the sustained and sound development of economy and society of Fujian Province by closely centering on the work arrangements of the province, including “Three Plans and Two Programs” and “Sturdy Push in Seven Areas”.