China's top 10 brands

WPP and Millward Brown's ranking of the top brands in China features tech companies, oil and gas pioneers and a baijiu maker.

.  ICBC

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  • Sector: Financial
  • Headquarters: Beijing

ICBC is the chosen acronym of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, a Beijing-based bank founded in 1984. The bank is expanding aggressively into overseas markets, and enjoys the backing of China's government as one of four major state-owned commercial banks.

According to Standard & Poor's, the bank accounts for 13% of loans in China and 15% of all deposits. ICBC has more than 16,000 locations in China and its shares trade in both Hong Kong and China.

Source: WPP and Millward Brown
- Last updated December 06 2012 09:28 PM ET