Bank of China (Hong Kong), one of the city’s three currency printers, will allow Hongkongers to open a bank account on the mainland without having to go there in person. Photo: Sam Tsang
Bank of China (Hong Kong), one of the city’s three currency printers, will allow Hongkongers to open a bank account on the mainland without having to go there in person. Photo: Sam Tsang

China approves one-stop bank account for Hong Kong residents, taking the first step to liberalise financial services on the mainland

  • Existing customers of Bank of China (Hong Kong) can open Bank of China accounts without having travel to mainland
  • The account comes in two options, and both are tied to mobile payment services

Bank of China (Hong Kong), one of the city’s three currency printers, will allow Hongkongers to open a bank account on the mainland without having to go there in person. Photo: Sam Tsang
Bank of China (Hong Kong), one of the city’s three currency printers, will allow Hongkongers to open a bank account on the mainland without having to go there in person. Photo: Sam Tsang
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