The opening of Bank of China Srbija has been scheduled for Saturday, January 21, and the ceremony will be attended by President Tomislav Nikolic, reported the Press Center of the president of Serbia yesterday.
Bank of China has been given a permit for operating in Serbia by NBS and is headquartered at 2a Zorana Djindjica Blvd, New Belgrade.
It is the fifth largest bank in the world and will initially finance Chinese and Serbian companies making joint ventures in the third markets, and it plans to provide retail services as well.
The bank will operate in Serbia under the name of Bank of China Srbija, akcionarsko drustvo Beograd.
This will be the first Chinese bank to operate in Serbia and will act as the central for the Balkans and East and West Europe.
The president of the Executive Board is Liu Xiaofei, and Slavisa Aleksic, a banker with experience in Findomestik and Astra Bank, is a board member. The president of the Management Board is Chen Hiyayu, and other members are Jung Gung and Agnes Erdo, whereas independent board members are Dejan Soskic, former NBS governor, and Zeljko Sertic, former minister of economy, now the director of the Development Agency of Serbia.