The Regional Banks + Strategic Cooperation Alliance is a financial cooperation and communication platform as well as economic and social organization initiated by AMTD Group, a leading comprehensive financial institution in Asia, and jointly established by four leading regional banks of China including Bank of Qingdao, Guangzhou Rural Commercial Bank, Jiangxi Bank and Zhongyuan Bank (arranged in alphabetical order). Rooted in China and embracing openness as well as inclusiveness, the Alliance includes major Chinese regional banks (including city commercial banks and rural commercial banks) and other strategically cooperated financial institutions and welcomes other similar global institutions and partners to join hands . The purpose of the Alliance is “Mutual Cooperation, Synergic Team-up, Innovated Developments”. Under the premise of complying with relevant laws and regulations as well as economic and financial policies, the Alliance operates with the principle of “Leading Innovation, Reciprocity, Fairness, Openness, and Independence”, empowers the traditional financial business to be promoted by fintech, develops the new model of fintech, smart finance, inclusive finance and green finance, as well as promotes the international innovation development and corporation models of the Alliance members


• Connect resources and build multinational cooperation in the globe, expand the international influence to achieve greater success of both sides in international capital markets

• Embrace innovative financial technologies, build smart cities and inclusive finance, and make full use of innovative technologies to promote the transformation and development of banks

• Strengthen the all-around communication and collaboration within members in investment, asset management and global capital market business syndication

• Create a financial research think tank, aggregate resources intelligence and data as well as share research results on regional economic and financial issues

• Set up an alliance exchange platform to promote business communication as well as talent training and create multi-channel win-wins strategic synergies for the Alliance’s members

Alliance Members

(Arranged by the first letter of the members)


AMTD Group is a leading fully-licensed comprehensive financial institution in Asia, and one of the largest Hong Kong-based non-bank financial institution groups with services coverage across the world

Bank of Qingdao

Bank of Qingdao is the largest city commercial bank in Shandong Province. Its distribution network expands across Shandong Province with Qingdao as its base

Guangzhou Rural Commercial Bank

Guangzhou Rural Commercial Bank is the largest rural commercial bank in Guangdong Province. The Bank ranked 3rd among rural commercial banks in China

Jiangxi Bank

Jiangxi Bank is the largest city commercial bank and the only provincial city commercial bank in Jiangxi Province

Zhongyuan Bank

Zhongyuan Bank is the largest city commercial bank and the only city commercial bank directly administered by the provincial government in Henan Province