Find SWIFT codes for banks and financial institutes in Hong Kong.
Below is the list of some major institutes.
SWIFT code (also known as ISO 9362, SWIFT-BIC, BIC code, SWIFT ID or SWIFT code) is a standard format of
Business Identifier Codes approved by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
It is a unique identification code for both financial and non-financial institutions.
(When assigned to a non-financial institution, a code may also be known as a Business Entity Identifier or BEI.)
The Clearing House Automated Transfer System, or CHATS, is a Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) system for the transfer of funds in Hong Kong. It is operated by Hong Kong Interbank Clearing Limited, a private company jointly owned by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Hong Kong Association of Banks. Transactions in four currency denominations may be settled using CHATS: Hong Kong dollar, renminbi, euro, and US dollar.
Below is the list of CHATS Service Providers in Hong Kong.
(Click on SP name to get list and details of all the beneficiary bank branches.)
Hong Kong banks are open on all week-days and most (including retail banks) are also open on Saturday mornings.
All banks are closed on Sundays and general holidays.
The first day of January
Lunar New Year's Day
The second day of Lunar New Year
The fourth day of Lunar New Year
Ching Ming Festival
The day following Good Friday
The Birthday of the Buddha
Tuen Ng Festival
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day
The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
Chung Yeung Festival
The first weekday after Christmas Day
According to the Employment Ordinance and General Holidays Ordinance, when either Lunar New Year's Day, the second day of Lunar New Year or the third day of Lunar New Year falls on a Sunday, the fourth day of Lunar New Year is designated as a statutory and general holiday in substitution.
As the third day of the Lunar New Year of 2014 falls on a Sunday, the fourth day of Lunar New Year will be designated as a holiday in substitution.
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