Bank of Chongqing is pulling in double-digit profit growth, thanks to a booming southwest municipality that was the top regional performer in China. Photo: SCMP Pictures Bank of Chongqing is pulling in double-digit profit growth, thanks to a booming southwest municipality that was the top regional performer in China. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Bank of Chongqing is pulling in double-digit profit growth, thanks to a booming southwest municipality that was the top regional performer in China. Photo: SCMP Pictures

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Bank of Chongqing is pulling in double-digit profit growth, thanks to a booming southwest municipality that was the top regional performer in China. Photo: SCMP Pictures Bank of Chongqing is pulling in double-digit profit growth, thanks to a booming southwest municipality that was the top regional performer in China. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Bank of Chongqing is pulling in double-digit profit growth, thanks to a booming southwest municipality that was the top regional performer in China. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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