China State Bank

China State Bank (Chinese: 國華商業銀行) was a bank in China.


  • 1928: Established in Shanghai with its Chinese name of 國華銀行.
  • 1938: Set up Hong Kong branches.
  • 1948: Change its Chinese name to 國華商業銀行.
  • 1980: Moved its headquarters to Beijing.
  • 1989: Became a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of China Group.[1]
  • 2001: Merged to form Bank of China (Hong Kong).[2]