The Bank of China is a Chinese majority state-owned commercial bank headquartered in Beijing and the fourth largest bank in the world. The Bank of China was founded in 1912 by the Republican government as China's central bank, replacing the Qing Dynasty's Ta-Ching Government Bank.

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Bank of China restricts Russian transfers of yuan to E.U., U.S. Bank of China (BoC) — China's third-largest bank by assets — introduced restrictions on payments in yuan for Russian clients.

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September 03, 2023

Initially ceased financing of deals involving Russian commodities. The largest Chinese state banks - Bank of China, ICBC, China Construction Bank - refuse to accept payments from banks from the Russian Federation that have come under sanctions. There are four banks with Chinese capital operating in Russia. The two largest Russian banks owned by Chinese credit organizations are Bank of China (101.5 billion rubles of assets as of January 1, 2022) and ICSIB Bank (93.8 billion rubles of assets). They belong to the largest financial groups of the PRC — Bank of China and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), respectively. Their Russian "daughters" increased their assets several times in 2022, and the profit - tens of times. Bank of China restricts Russian transfers of yuan to E.U., U.S. Bank of China (BoC) significantly increases its capital, assets and Net profit in Russia in 2022 vs 2021. The Central Bank has set individual values for capital adequacy ratios for two Chinese banks, which are 1.5-3 percentage points lower than the minimum required in the Russian Federation.

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