Description

The rapid growth of foreign banks has aroused a growing interest in the academic field and specifically as regards to the question of why foreign banks exist. This book aims to establish the relationship between trust as contextual knowledge capital built between the Chinese government and foreign banks and foreign banks. knowledge capital and the relationship between the former and foreign banks. long-term commitment. By investigating the development strategy of foreign banks and by examining and explaining the importance of foreign banks. long-term commitment to their development, this book has demonstrated that foreign banks established branches in China not only to follow their home-country customers in order to retain their knowledge capital but also to gain market access. Trust as contextual knowledge capital built between foreign banks and the Chinese government could assist their knowledge capital retention and their market access strategy. Foreign banks. long-term commitment could help them to achieve this contextual knowledge capital. This book thus has major implications for the development strategy of foreign banks in a government-oriented economy with a controlled banking sector.

Key Features

  • The first book covering the relationship between the governments trust and support and the rise of foreign banks in China
  • Few studies have analysed the development of foreign banks from the standpoint of government, i.e. the supply side of the banking licence, and the relationship between the development of foreign banks and the trust built between foreign banks and the government
  • The first book showing how some big foreign banks in China, such as HSBC, built relationship with the Chinese government

Readership

Students and academics in Asian studies and banks interested interested in setting up branches in China

Table of Contents

China’s banking system and the central government’s regulation of foreign banks; Factors influencing the growth of foreign banks’ branches; Central government control over foreign banks’ customers in China; The development of foreign banks’ customers in China; Development of foreign banks in China; Case study: How did HSBC build trust with the Chinese government? Conclusion.

Details

No. of pages:
284
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Chandos Publishing
Electronic ISBN:
9781780632308
Print ISBN:
9781843343219

About the author

Qing Lu

Dr Qing Lu has degrees from universities in China and the UK and is currently a lecturer at the University of Sunderland. Research interests cover: the development strategy of foreign banks in China; government-business relationship building; and the development strategy of the Chinese banks.