Walking with Light? Add Color Macau China Everbright Bank Macau Branch Officially Opens
On March 22, China Everbright Bank held the opening ceremony of the Macau Branch of “Walking with Light · Adding Color to Macau” in Macau. Ho Hau Wah, Vice Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Yan Zhichan, Deputy Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macao Special Administrative Region, Li Weinong, Secretary for Economy and Finance of the Macao Special Administrative Region Government, Chen Shouxin, Chairman of the Administrative Committee of the Macao Monetary Authority, and Fu Jianguo, President of the Macao Chinese Enterprises Association, Li Guang, chairman of the Macau Association of Banks, officiated in person. Celebrities in the political and business circles of the Mainland and Macau, as well as customer representatives of China Everbright Bank were invited to attend. Chairman of China Everbright Group and Chairman of China Everbright Bank Wang Jiang attended the ceremony and delivered a speech.Qu Liang, executive director and vice president of China Everbright Bank, attended the event.
Before the opening ceremony, Wang Jiang called on Ho Iat Seng, Chief Executive of the Macao Special Administrative Region, and Zheng Xincong, Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macao Special Administrative Region.
When calling on Ho Iat Seng, Chief Executive of Macao SAR, Wang Jiang thanked Ho Iat Seng and the Macao SAR Government for their support and assistance to the establishment of China Everbright Bank Macau Branch. Since its establishment nearly 40 years ago, Everbright Group has developed into a comprehensive financial group of “finance + industry”, “domestic + overseas” and “commercial bank + investment bank” through the joint efforts of several generations. Everbright Group will take the opening of the Macau Branch as an opportunity to continue to take root in Macau, build Macau, and serve Macau, seize the opportunity of the construction of the Hengqin Guangdong-Macao Deep Cooperation Zone, and contribute to the promotion of high-quality development in Macau.
He Yicheng thanked China Everbright Group for its long-term support for the social and economic development of Macau, and congratulated China Everbright Bank Macau Branch on its official opening. He said that the financial industry supports the overall economic development. The stability and healthy development of the financial market is very important. It depends on the joint efforts of the government and the industry. Market and so on to make more contributions. He emphasized that modern finance is one of the four key industries that the Hengqin Guangdong-Macao Shenzhen Cooperation Zone is committed to promoting. The “Opinions on Financial Support for the Construction of the Hengqin Guangdong-Macao Deep Cooperation Zone” issued last month is more conducive to the acceleration of the Shenzhen Cooperation Zone With the development of the modern financial industry, it is expected that Everbright will expand more financial businesses to the Shenzhen Cooperation Zone in the future.
When calling on Zheng Xincong, director of the Macau Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government, Wang Jiang expressed his gratitude for the long-term and meticulous guidance and care given by the Macau Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the process of applying for the establishment of the Macau Branch of China Everbright Bank. He said that Everbright will resolutely implement the spirit of the important instructions of General Secretary Xi Jinping, attach great importance to the development of Macao, and is willing to “give full play to Everbright’s strengths and serve the needs of Macao”, support Macao’s economic development, improve people’s livelihood, and contribute to the long-term prosperity and stability of Macao.
Zheng Xincong fully affirmed Everbright Group’s active deployment in Australia and its achievements. He said that in addition to traditional finance, Macao is continuing to promote the development of key industries such as modern finance. It is hoped that Everbright Group and its affiliated Everbright Bank will seize the opportunity in the future, give full play to their strengths, and provide support in related development fields, so as to add new momentum to Macao’s integration into the overall development of the country.
During the opening ceremony, Ho Hau Wah congratulated the opening of China Everbright Bank Macau Branch, and hoped that China Everbright would grasp the special status and unique advantages of Macau, give full play to its comprehensive advantages, and make greater contributions to the social development of Macau.
In his opening speech, Wang Jiang said that 40 years ago, Everbright Group was established in Hong Kong following the trend of reform and opening up. Thirty years ago, Everbright Group undertook the mission of serving the country through finance and established China Everbright Bank, injecting new strength into China’s banking industry. After 30 years of entrepreneurial development, Everbright Bank has grown into a listed bank with an asset scale of over 6 trillion yuan and an annual operating income of over 150 billion yuan, ranking 27th among the “Top 1000 Global Banks”. Macao is an important gateway from the Mainland to the international market and the meeting point of the “dual cycle” under the new development pattern. It is also the “bridgehead” of the country’s opening up to the outside world and undertakes the mission of “China and Portuguese-speaking countries business cooperation service platform”. The establishment of the Macau Branch is a positive move by China Everbright Bank to resolutely implement the national regional development strategy and steadily promote the layout of overseas institutions. In the future, Macau Branch will strive to build a financial service platform that integrates cross-border, cross-industry, and cross-market offshore and commercial investment banks, and contribute to Macao’s integration into the overall development of the country and the creation of a new situation in the practice of “one country, two systems” with Macao characteristics Everbright Power.
Chen Shouxin said in his speech that in February this year, the central financial ministries and commissions and the Guangdong Provincial People’s Government jointly issued the “Opinions on Financial Support for the Construction of the Hengqin Guangdong-Macao Deep Cooperation Zone”, which pointed out the direction for the financial integration of Macao and Qin. It is hoped that Everbright Bank Macau Branch will make full use of the resource strength of a large state-owned comprehensive financial holding group, cooperate with the policy policy of the SAR government, and make positive contributions to the development of Macau’s modern financial industry.
Fu Jianguo said in his speech that the Macao Chinese Enterprises Association has extensively joined hands with all walks of life in Macao to give full play to the resource advantages of Chinese-funded enterprises and deeply participate in the construction of “one center, one platform, and one base” in Macao. The establishment of Everbright Bank Macau Branch coincides with the right time and trend. It will definitely improve the quality and upgrade of Macau’s financial industry, and inject new vitality and vitality into the industry-industry cooperation and coordinated development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and the Hengqin Guangdong-Macao Deep Cooperation Zone. power.
At the opening ceremony, China Everbright Bank Macau Branch signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement with China (Macau) Financial Assets Exchange Co., Ltd. According to the agreement, the two parties will actively explore cooperation mechanisms, promote resource sharing and complementary advantages, jointly support domestic and foreign enterprises to expand financing channels, help enterprises and financial institutions “go global”, and support the development of Macao’s financial market.
During his stay in Macau, Wang Jiang also had in-depth exchanges with companies such as Nam Kwong (Group) Co., Ltd., Bank of China Macau, and customers in the same industry.
Heads of Everbright Group Macau Representative Office, China Everbright Bank International Business Department, Guangzhou Branch and Macau Branch participated in the event.