On March 23, 2021, Brian Li Man-bun, Co-Chief Executive of The Bank of East Asia, Limited (“BEA”), and his team visits Chen Rugui, Shenzhen deputy party secretary and mayor.
Mayor Chen Rugui introduced the economic and social development of Shenzhen and expressed his gratitude to BEA for its long-term efforts and contributions to the economic and financial development of Shenzhen. He hopes that BEA will continue to participate in the economic construction and development of Shenzhen, facing the great historical opportunities of the construction of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (“GBA”), the first demonstration area of socialism with Chinese characteristics and the implementation of comprehensive reform pilot, and Shenzhen would also provide high-quality, innovative and comprehensive service to guarantee the mutual benefit and win-win results.
Mr Brian Li expressed his gratitude to Shenzhen for its long-term support and trust to BEA. He said that Shenzhen had been an important city for BEA to participate in the development of GBA, and introduced the strategic layout of BEA in GBA, Shenzhen City and Qianhai. At present, BEA has an extensive network covering all the cities in GBA. Going forward, BEA would base on the current network to further tap into the significant strategic platforms as the Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Cooperation Zone and the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Cooperation Zone for Technology and Innovation, take full advantages of group financial services to deepen cross-border finance, and strive to make more comprehensive and in-depth contributions to the financial cooperation and development between Shenzhen and Hong Kong.
Incorporated in Hong Kong in 1918, BEA is a leading Hong Kong-based financial services group. It has operated continuously in Shenzhen for 36 years since the establishment of its Shenzhen branch in 1985.