World’s Best Emerging Markets Banks in Asia-Pacific 2014

Global Finance

Names The World’s Best Emerging Markets Banks In Asia-Pacific 2014

GF Best Emerging Markets Banks 2014

New York, March 18, 2014

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magazine has named the World’s Best Emerging Markets Banks in Asia-Pacific in an exclusive survey to be published in the May 2014 issue.

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editorswith input from industry analysts, corporate executives and banking consultantsselected the best emerging markets bank in the region and in 30 countries.

Criteria for choosing the winners included growth in assets, profitability, strategic relationships, customer service, competitive pricing, and innovative products. In addition, for the first time, a poll of

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s corporate readership was conducted in order to increase the accuracy and reliability of the results.

This is the twenty first year that the magazine has selected top banking performers in emerging markets. The report covers best banks in Latin America, Central & Eastern Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa.

Faced with slowing growth and volatile markets, these banks are star performers under increasingly challenging conditions, said Joseph D. Giarraputo, publisher and editorial director of

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. The banks that

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is honoring may not be the largest or oldest, but they are the best at targeting their products and offerings to the specific markets they serve.


DBS Bank
Afghanistan Afghanistan International Bank
Armenia Ameriabank
Azerbaijan International Bank of Azerbaijan
Bangladesh United Commercial Bank
Brunei Darussalam Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam
Cambodia Acleda Bank
China China Merchants Bank
Georgia TBC Bank
India HDFC Bank
Indonesia Bank Central Asia
Kazakhstan Halyk Bank
Kyrgyzstan Demir Kyrgyz International Bank
Macau ICBC Macau
Malaysia Public Bank (Malaysia)
Mongolia XacBank
Myanmar Co-operative Bank
Nepal Standard Chartered Bank Nepal
Pakistan United Bank Limited
The Philippines BDO
South Korea Shinhan Financial Group
Sri Lanka Commercial Bank of Ceylon
Taiwan CTBC Bank
Thailand Siam Commercial Bank
Uzbekistan Asia Alliance Bank
Vietnam Sacombank