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Standard Chartered Bank
We have operated for more than 150 years in some of the world's most dynamic markets and earn around 90 per cent of our income and profits in Asia, Africa
and the Middle East.
This geographic focus and commitment to developing deep relationships with clients and customers has driven the bank’s growth in recent years. Standard Chartered PLC is listed on the London and Hong Kong stock exchanges as well as the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges in India.
With 1,700 offices in 70 markets, the group offers exciting and challenging international career opportunities to over 88,000 staff. It is committed to building a sustainable business over the long term and upholding high standards of corporate governance, social responsibility, environmental protection and employee diversity. Standard Chartered’s heritage and values are expressed in its brand promise, ‘Here for good’.
In November 2013, Standard Chartered inaugurated its headquarters in Iraq, and its first branch in Baghdad. By doing so, it became the first international bank to have on-the-ground presence in the country.
The bank aims to open a branch in Erbil during the first Quarter of 2014 and another in Basra during 2014. The bank will provide Transaction Banking, Project and Export Finance, Structured Trade Finance, Financial Markets services, Capital Markets and Corporate Finance solutions in the country to its existing multinational clients operating in the country.
For more information: http://www.standardchartered.com/en/.