Founded in 1984, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) is the largest bank in the world by profit and market capitalisation as of 2012. It is one of China's 'Big Four' state-owned commercial banks -- the other three are Bank of China, Agricultural Bank of China, and China Construction Bank.

ICBC Asia launches a range of benefits for holders of its ‘pet credit card’. Photo: Sam Tsang

ICBC puts faith in pet lovers with new services

As ICBC Asia launches special offers on pet travel packages for holders of its “pet credit card”, analysts said banks in Hong Kong were going to increasing extremes to secure new card holders.