Over the last decade, the retail banking industry in Hong Kong has faced a series of challenges ranging from:
At the same time, in commercial banking, the disintermediation effects have driven the need for banks to focus more on capturing a greater share of the trade flow value chain of corporate customers. In order to improve yields, commercial banks are competing more intensively on SME credits where credit assessment techniques are still evolving in a fairly benign credit environment but is increasingly influenced by economic conditions not only in China, but the major trading blocks.
As the largest professional services firm in mainland China and Hong Kong, our strategy is to bring significant business advantage to our clients by leveraging our comprehensive knowledge of key industry issues and best practices. Our PwC professionals operate in global, multi-disciplinary teams, which are integrated across industry sectors, geographies and functional skills to deliver tailored solutions based upon specific territory insight and business knowledge.
Areas where PwC can help, include: