In May, FinanceAsia named the winners of its annual Country Awards for Achievement. In June, we'll present the awards at our annual awards dinner in Hong Kong.
This year, our awards have a new category. Recognising the growing influence of China and its Belt and Road Initiative, we're handing out a Best Belt and Road Bank prize in selected markets. Fittingly, the first such award comes in China.
BEST BANK ICBC
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China ICBC, the world’s largest lender by market cap, managed to maintain its profit margins and a health balance sheet, despite Beijing’s...