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  • Previous Rank36
  • Revenues ($M)$133,419
  • Revenue Percent Change2.6%
  • Profits ($M)$28,735
  • Profits Percent Change-1.3%
  • Assets ($M)$2,739,835
  • Employees508,726

The biggest news facing one of China’s big four banks in 2015 was the demotion of its president. According to Chinese press reports, Zhang Yun was assisting a corruption investigation. That’s can often mean leniency for cooperation, especially judging by Zhang’s later demotion to a director level. The third-biggest of China’s state-owned, monopolistic lenders is facing increased competition from tech firms like Alibaba and Tencent, which are offering financial services in rural China where once Agricultural Bank of China was the only option.

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Company Information

Zhao Huan
Banks: Commercial and Savings
HQ Location
Beijing, China
Years on Global 500 List17
Figures prepared in accordance with International Accounting Standards. Government owned 50% or more.

Agricultural Bank of China Rank History

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$133,4192.6%
Profits ($M)$28,735-1.3%
Assets ($M)$2,739,835-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$186,351-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues21.5%
Profits as % of Assets1%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity15.4%