Mr. Eddie Yue, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), today (29 September) attended the opening ceremony of a bank branch of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited (“ICBC (Asia)”) at Queens Hill Estate in Fanling, and visited the branch to understand its facilities and operations.
The HKMA is committed to promoting financial inclusion in Hong Kong. Recognising that banking services are essential to support the daily lives of people, the key priority of financial inclusion is to ensure that the public has access to basic banking services. The HKMA encourages the banking industry to enhance branch network through conventional and innovative channels as well as put in place appropriate measures for customers in need for better customer experience, taking into account the banking needs and aspiration of the community.
Mr. Eddie Yue said, “I am pleased to welcome the timely opening of a branch by ICBC(Asia) at Queens Hill Estate, which is a large scale public housing in new development area expecting a growing population and demand for banking services, to provide convenience to the neighbourhood. I commend ICBC(Asia) for manifesting the commitment to financial inclusion and contributing to the development of inclusive community.”
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
29 September 2022
Mr. Eddie Yue, Chief Executive of the HKMA (third from right), Mr. Sun Xiangyi, the Director-General of the Economic Affairs Department of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (second from left), Mr. Zhang Xialing, Vice Chairman & President of the Hong Kong Chinese Enterprises Association (second from right) and Mr. Alan Au, Executive Director (Banking Conduct) of the HKMA (first from right), attend the opening ceremony of ICBC (Asia) Queens Hill Branch at the invitation of Ms. Gao Ming, Chairman and Executive Director of ICBC (Asia) (third from left) and Mr. Wu Long, Vice Chairman, Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer of ICBC (Asia) (first from left).
Mr. Eddie Yue, Chief Executive of the HKMA (second from left), Mr. Sun Xiangyi, the Director-General of the Economic Affairs Department of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (third from left) and Ms. Gao Ming, Chairman and Executive Director of ICBC (Asia) (first from left), visit the branch at Queens Hill Estate