Bank of China Limited was established by the government of People’s Republic of China in 1912 and it is the oldest bank in China. It’s headquarter is situated in Beijing. In 2013 Bank of China ranked the 9th position in terms of  value of its Tier 1 capital and the 3rd position in terms of income before tax among the world’s largest banks.
Bank has about 13 000 branches in China and over 800 branches in 30 countries of the world.  Subsidiary companies of Bank of China  were established in Russia and Kazakhstan in 1993. Corresponding network of the Bank consists of more than 1 600 banks.
The main type of activity of this bank is corporate and retail crediting, investment banking, insurance and plastic card services.