Standard Chartered opens Zhubei branch
By Ted Chen ,The China Post
December 3, 2013, 12:08 am TWN
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Standard Chartered yesterday opened a new branch in Zhubei (竹北), Hsinchu County, at a prime location situated on Ziqiang South Road (自強南路).
Hsinchu County Magistrate Chiu Ching-chun (邱鏡淳) was among the guests of honor attending the multinational bank's branch opening event, which featured a lion dance performance.
Chiu commended Standard Charter's decision to join the multitudes of banks facilitating Zhubei City's bustling industrial sector and booming real estate market.
Standard Chartered currently has 15 locations in the Hsinchu area, an unmatched feat among financial institutions domestic or international. The company expressed an upbeat outlook on the rapidly developing city, stating that its Zhubei branch is an ideal addition to its hold on the regional market.