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Agrani Bank

9566153-4, 9566160-69

AB Bank Ltd.

9560312-6, 9560887-8

Al-Baraka Bank

9563061-6

American Express Bank

9561496-7, 9561751

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd.

9560198, 9568007

ANZ Grindlays Bank Plc

9363908-13, 9550181-90

Aziz Co-Operative Bank

9559533, 9551622-23

Bangladesh Bank

9555000-19, 9550777

Bangladesh Commerce Bank

9559831-2

Bangladesh Krishi Bank

9551168, 9553637, 9560021-5

Bangladesh Shilpa Bank

9555151-9

Bnaque Indosuez

9566566

Bangladesh Shilpa Rin Sangtha

9565672, 9565046-7

Bexim Bank Ltd.

9568599, 9565026, 9567844

Bank Asia Ltd.

9129536, 8117066, 9334017

Bank of Tokyo

9566014, 8613880

City Bank Ltd.

9565925

City Bank NY

9556360

Dutch-Bangla Bank Ltd.

9568539-44

Dhaka Bank Ltd.

9556587

Eastern Bank Ltd.

9556360-71

Faysal Islamic Bank

9666701-5

First Security Bank Ltd.

9564733, 9560229

Grameen Bank

9003081-5

Habib Bank Ltd.

9563043-5, 9555091-2

Hanil Bank

8813271-3

Hong Kong Bank

9660536-43

H.S.B.C. Bank

9667026, 9660536

House Building Finance Corpn.

9561315

IFIC Bank

9562068, 9562060, 9562062

Indosuez Bank

9561836, 9566572, 9563020-29

Islami Bank

9563046-9

Janata Bank

9560027-30, 9556245-9

Karmasangstan Bank

9563311

Mercantile Bank Ltd.

9559333

Muslim Commercial Bank

9563650-52

Mutual Trust Bank Ltd.

9566181

National Bank

9563081-5, 9550897

NCCBL

9561902-4

One Bank Ltd.

9564249, 9551799, 9558295

Pubali Bank Ltd.

9551614-7

Prime Bank Ltd.

9567265-70

Premier Bank Ltd.

8811417, 8813385

Rupali Bank

9552183, 9551624-5

Social Investment Bank Ltd.

9559014, 9557499, 9561663

Sonali Bank

9550426-35

South East Bank Ltd.

9550081-5, 9567271-2

Standard Charted Bank

9561465-8

Standard Bank Ltd.

9667224, 9560299

State Bank of India

9554251, 9553371, 9563992

UCBL

9568690-93, 9555075-77

Uttara Bank Ltd.

9551162-3, 9566067-9

BASCIC

9563068-9

ICB

9563455-7

IDLC

9560111

Phoenix Leasing

9569007

United Leasing

8619336-8

Uttara Leasing

9568207-9

Bank information

  1. Asian Development Bank
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.adb.org/
    Abstract
    ADB is a multilateral development finance institution dedicated to reducing poverty in Asia and the Pacific. Site contains news about ADB, details of regional and country operations, and of recent publications by the ADB. Some country economic reviews are also available as downloadable PDFs at www.adb.org/Documents/CERs/default.asp.
    HQ: Asia
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  2. Asian Development Bank in India
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.adbindia.org/
    Abstract
    Indian Resident Mission of ADB. It aims to promote social and economic progress of the Asia and Pacific region. Site has economic update, bank operations in India, ADB Indian business opportunities, and Quarterly Newsletter of the ADB India Resident Mission (INRM).
    HQ: India
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  3. Asian Development Bank Institute
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.adbi.org/
    Abstract
    ADBI site contains excellent working papers, such as the Asian Policy Forum's research project on bonds and the working paper on pension reform in SE Asia, a calendar of events, details of ADBI publications, and a newsletter available as PDF.
    HQ: Tokyo
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  4. Asian Development Bank in Vietnam
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.adbvrm.org.vn/
    Abstract
    Vietnamese Resident Mission (VRM) of ADB. It aims to promote social and economic progress of the Asia and Pacific region. Site has economic update, bank operations in Vietnam and lots of Vietnam-related materials.
    HQ: Vietnam
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  5. Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA)
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.apra.gov.au/
    Abstract
    APRA is a prudential regulator of banks, insurance companies and superannuation funds, credit unions, building societies and friendly societies. Site includes media releases, policy statements, speeches, market analysis, latest trends, research articles, and links to regulators and government bodies. The APRA Statistics Project is the revision of its statistical returns.
    HQ: Australia
    Core operations:
    Australasia
    Language: English.
  6. Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC)
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.asc.gov.au/
    Abstract
    ASIC regulates financial services in Australia such as advising, selling and disclosure of financial products and services, and ensures market integrity and consumer protection. ASIC resources include searching & lodging, policy & practitioners and publications (such as InFocus Zine) etc.
    HQ: Australia
    Core operations:
    Australasia
    Language: English.
  7. Badan Koordinasi Penanaman Modal (BKPM) - Investment Coordinating Board, Indonesia
    Government
    Asia Link
    http://www.bkpm.go.id/
    Abstract
    BKPM (Badan Koordinasi Penanaman Modal - Investment Coordinating Board) is an Investment Service Agency of the Government of the Republic of Indonesia. Site has information about doind business in Indonesia, regional and investor profiles, as well as facts & figures and links.
    HQ: Indonesia
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  8. Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM)
    Government
    Asia Link
    http://www.bnm.gov.my
    Abstract
    BNM is the Malaysian central bank, promoting monetary and financial stability and fostering a sound and progressive financial sector. Site includes comprehensive Malaysian financial institution and international links. Various publications are available upon subscription. Statistics from Monthly Statistical Bulletin, plus featured issues.
    HQ: Malaysia
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  9. Bank of Indonesia
    Government
    Asia Link
    http://www.bi.go.id/
    Abstract
    The Bank of Indonesia assists the President in carrying out monetary and banking policies. Site includes policies, circular letter and decrees, speeches, press releases, publication (weekly & monthly report, monetary policy review, economic, monetary, banking policy progress & direction, and leaflet) and financial statistics.
    HQ: Indonesia
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: Indonesian and English.
  10. Bank of International Settlements (BIS)
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.bis.org/
    Abstract
    BIS is an international organization fostering the cooperation of Central Banks and International financial institutions. Representative office for Asia and the Pacific is in Hong Kong. Jointly organized by BIS and Basel Committee, Financial Stability Institute is to assist supervisors in improving and strengthening their financial system. FSI holds seminars and workshop. Site has various publications, BIS Reviews for download and a list of central banks around the world.
    HQ: Hong Kong
    Core operations:
    International
    Language: English.
  11. Bank of Japan
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.boj.or.jp/en/index.htm
    Abstract
    Central Bank of Japan. Site has notices, release schedule, minutes and reports on monetary policy meetings, public statements, speeches, reports and statistics (monetary base, monthly stock, financial development), research papers, long-term time-series data for download, links and a currency museum.
    HQ: Japan
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English and Japanese.
  12. Bank of Korea
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.bok.or.kr/index_e.html
    Abstract
    BOK is the Central Bank for Korea. Its purpose is the pursuit of price stability. Site is divided into Monetary policy (word document files for download), Press release (economic outlook, GDP), Korean economy (monthly economic trends), Introduction to Korean financial system, payment system, FX system and currency system, Publications (quarterly bulletin, economic papers, annual report) and Statistics Database.
    HQ: Korea
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  13. Bank of Mongolia
    Government
    Asia Link
    http://mglbank.com.mn/english/about/default.htm
    Abstract
    Government-owned central bank of Mongolia. This site contains information about the history and corporate structure of the bank, legal issues, and details of exchange rates.
    HQ: Mongolia
    Core operations: Asia
    Language:
    Mongolian and English.
  14. Bank of Thailand
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.bot.or.th/
    Abstract
    BOT is the central bank for Thailand. Site has details on the bank's organization, history and mission. The Data Bank contains an impressive database, containing information such as economic data, economic conditions, regional economics, financial market, financial institutions, research and publications.
    HQ: Thailand
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  15. Brunei, Ministry of Finance
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.finance.gov.bn/
    Abstract
    Provides links to other government departments. Online news links to government gazette and daily newspaper. Financial Institutions Division (FID) covers details of banks' assets and liabilities. Links to other departments and boards, such as the Brunei Currency Board and Royal Customs and Excise. Bahasa Brunei version also available.
    HQ: Brunei
    Core operations: Brunei
    Language: English
  16. Brunei International Financial Centre
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.bifc.finance.gov.bn/
    Abstract
    Information about regulatory laws, such as the International Banking Order 2000, available as PDFs.
    HQ: Brunei
    Core operations: Brunei
    Language: English
  17. Brunei Treasury
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.treasury.gov.bn/
    Abstract
    Details of the organisational structure and its role and responsibilities
    HQ: Brunei
    Core operations: Brunei
    Language: English
  18. Central Bank of China
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.cbc.gov.tw/
    Abstract
    Taiwanese central bank. Site has speeches by its governor, data on foreign exchange import proceeds and export payments, treasury information, statistics (Balance of Payment, financial indicators), publications ( annual report in DynaDoc format), overviews to laws and regulation, introduction of payment system, and links to international organizations and central banks.
    HQ: Taiwan
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  19. Central Bank of Sri Lanka
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.lanka.net/centralbank
    Abstract
    CBSL is the central bank for Sri Lanka. It holds seminars and training programs. Site contains publications (monthly bulletin, staff studies, economic survey, socio-economic data, economic progress etc.), economic indicators, daily money market rates and exchange rates and open market operations.
    HQ: Sri Lanka
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  20. Central Trust of China
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.ctoc.com.tw/English/
    Abstract
    A Taiwanese Government-owned bank and a subsidiary of the Central Bank of China. It aims to implement government policies. Site has complete links to local banks and bill finance corporations, government agencies, bank supervisory and regulatory agencies around the world. CTC specializes in international banking, life insurance, international trade, domestic banking, trust, government procurement etc. Site contains annual report, financial statements and major economic indicators (composition of imports and exports).
    HQ: Taiwan
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  21. China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC)
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.csrc.gov.cn/CSRCSite/eng/eindex.htm
    Abstract
    The CSRC site has an introduction to China's securities market, B share market, laws and regulation (Securities Laws of PRC), overseas listings (H share listed company query form) and statistical data (prepared by CSRC Statistics Report System).
    HQ: China
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English and Chinese.
  22. Department of Finance, Philippines
    National Government Site
    Asia Link
    http://www.dof.gov.ph/
    Abstract
    This site has newswires, monthly reports, announcements on issues such as tax reform, discussion forums, statistics, and links to other useful government resources.
    HQ: Philippines
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  23. Department of Trade and Industry, Philippines
    National Government Site
    Asia Link
    http://www.dti.gov.ph/
    Abstract
    Site has news & events, Early Bird News, Online databases, details of publocations and other services.
    HQ: Philippines
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  24. Development Bank of Japan
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.dbj.go.jp/english/index.html
    Abstract
    Services include lending, project support, foreign direct investment, and research and information activities. Research report, monthly economic notes and industrial financial indicator are found in the online library. Links to almost all Japanese Government bodies.
    HQ: Japan
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  25. Economic Services Bureau, Macau
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.economia.gov.mo/english/english.htm
    Abstract
    Basic site with bureau's objectives, organisation, news, and contacts.
    HQ: Macau
    Core operations: Macau
    Language: Portuguese, English, and Chinese.
  26. Executives Meeting of East Asia-Pacific Central Bank
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.emeap.org:8084/
    Abstract
    EMEAP is a co-operative organization of central banks and monetary authorities in the East Asia and Pacific region. Members include Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. Site has EMEAP Reviews, publication called Red Book (free to download), speeches, biographies of governors and Asian links.
    HQ: East Asia and Pacific region
    Core operations:
    East Asia and Pacific region
    Language: English.
  27. Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM)
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.eximbankindia.com
    Abstract
    EXIM, India is owned by the Government of India. It aims to promote foreign trade. EXIM India offers a range of financing programs that match the menu of Exim Banks of the industrialized countries.
    HQ: India
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  28. Export-Import Bank of Korea (EXIM)
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.koreaexim.go.kr/
    Abstract
    EXIM, Korea is a special government financial institution. It facilitates the development of the national economy and enhances economic cooperation with foreign countries. Services include export credit, technical service credit, overseas investment credit, major resources development credit and SNKC fund services.
    HQ: Korea
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  29. Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Berhad (EXIM)
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.exim.com.my/
    Abstract
    EXIM, Malaysia is a subsidiary of Bank Industri Malaysia Berhad. It provides medium to long term credit to promote export of Malaysian goods and services. Facilities include buyer credit facility, overseas investment credit facility, supplier credit facility, export of services financing facility and guarantee. Site has annual report, loan application forms online and Malaysian links.
    HQ: Malaysia
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  30. Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM)
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.exim.go.th/
    Abstract
    EXIM, Thailand, is owned by the Royal Thai Government and is under the supervision of the Ministry of Finance. Site has business tips, macroeconomics of Thailand, emerging markets analysis and links to Thailand sites.
    HQ: Thailand
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English and Thai.
  31. Finance Services Bureau, Hong Kong
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.info.gov.hk/fsb
    Abstract
    A useful site for a good understanding of the Hong Kong economy. Site has policy objective of FSB, reports of latest economy developments (prepared by Economic Analysis Division), fact sheet on Hong Kong financial services, consultation papers, reports and policy paper and other information, including links to related departments and organization, environment report etc.
    HQ: Hong Kong
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  32. Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), US
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.fasb.org/
    Abstract
    The mission of the FASB is to establish and improve standards of financial accounting and reporting for the guidance and education of the public, including issuers, auditors, and users of financial information. Site contains a calendar of events, summary publications, and memebership application information.
    HQ: US
    Core operations: International
    Language: English.
  33. Financial Services Agency (FSA), Japan
    Government
    Asia Link
    http://www.fsa.go.jp/
    Abstract
    This site has information on money-laundering and other regulatory topics, press releases, and links to other financial supervisory agencies.
    HQ: Japan
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English and Japanese.
  34. Government of Pakistan Board of Investment
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.pakboi.gov.pk/
    Abstract
    This site contains a wealth of information about investing in Pakistan: investment and economic policies, Biz Links section, a quarterly review of investment opportunities in Pakistan, and BOI press relaeses.
    HQ: Pakistan
    Core operations:
    Pakistan
    Language: English.
  35. Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA)
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.info.gov.hk/hkma
    Abstract
    The learning center has useful guidelines, circulars and books such as Derivatives in Plain Words. Both complementary and for sale publications are available online. Site contains details explanation of currency board system, reserve management, debt market development, settlement and payment analysis and banking. It links to Mortgage Corporation.
    HQ: Hong Kong
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  36. Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (HKSFC)
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.hksfc.org.hk/
    Abstract
    HKSFC is divided into 4 divisions: Supervision of Market Division, Corporate Finance Division, Intermediaries and Investment Products Division, and Enforcement Division. Views can visit the investor education pages for advice for retail investors or lodge a complaint with SFC. Site has searchable Registry, regulations, consultation papers, statistics and publications for sale.
    HQ: Hong Kong
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  37. International Monetary Fund
    Government
    Asia Links

    IMF, Australia
    IMF, Bangladesh
    IMF, Cambodia
    IMF, China
    IMF, Brunei
    IMF, Hong Kong
    IMF, India
    IMF, Indonesia
    IMF, Japan
    IMF, Korea
    IMF, Macao
    IMF, Malaysia
    IMF, New Zealand
    IMF, Pakistan
    IMF, Philippines
    IMF, Singapore
    IMF, Sri Lanka
    IMF, Thailand
    IMF, Vietnam
    Abstract
    IMF is an international organization comprising of 182 member countries. It aims to promote monetary cooperation and foster economic growth. Resourceful site includes publications and country information, which are available online in PDF file. Fund rates, standard and code and news. Excellent country data containing position within the IMF, links, exhange rates, details of regional offices, articles and speeches.
    HQ: International
    Core operations:
    International
    Language: English.
  38. Japan Ministry of Finance (MoF)
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.mof.go.jp/
    Abstract
    MOF site is packed with information on Japan's fiscal budget, tax policy, financial system, international finance. It links to Customs and Tariff Bureau, and Institute of Fiscal and Monetary Policy. Site contains periodicals, reports on Fiscal Investment and Loan Program, statistics and councils reports.
    HQ: Japan
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  39. Ministry of Finance, Pakistan
    Government
    Asia Link
    http://www.finance.gov.pk/
    Abstract
    Contains Economic Survey 2000-2001, tables on Pakistani fiscal operations, information on law and economics, and the current economic situation.
    HQ: Pakistan
    Core operations: Pakistan
    Language: English.
  40. Ministry of Finance (MoF), Singapore
    Government
    Asia Link
    http://www.mof.gov.sg/
    Abstract
    Site has MoF Corporate book, Survey on Singapore Government Procurement 2001, News Flash section, budget statements for last 5 years, government expenditure information, tax information, and MoF news releases.
    HQ: Singapore
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  41. Ministry of Finance, Taiwan
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.mof.gov.tw/english/
    Abstract
    This well designed site contains financial guidelines and statistics, measures of economic development, a news bulletin, and details of the integrated income tax system.
    HQ: Taiwan
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  42. Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation (MOFTEC), China
    Government
    Asia Link
    http://www.moftec.gov.cn/moftec_en/

    Abstract:
    Government site containing news, foreign economic trade updates, and law and regulation section.
    HQ: China
    Core operations: China
    Language: English and Chinese.
  43. Monetary and Foreign Exchange Authority of Macau
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.amcm.gov.mo/
    Abstract
    Central bank for Macau. It carries statutory duties and is comprised of Board of Directors, Fiscal Board, Consultative Board. It has annual report and financial regulations, links to local banks, insurance companies and domestic sites, and a weekly news brief.
    HQ: Macau
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  44. Monetary Authority of Macau
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.amcm.gov.mo/
    Abstract
    Annual reports, organizational structure, information about the banking sector and insurance sector in Macau, and exchange rates. Economic statistics section includes weekly newsbrief and monthly bulletin , as well as data from the Census Service.

    HQ: Macau
    Core operations:
    Asia
    Language:
    English.
  45. Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.mas.gov.sg/
    Abstract
    Site looks into the financial sector of the countries, examining its banking system, insurance, bond market and the likes. It provides both overview and review of the financial sector. A section of the site is dedicated to promoting Singapore's financial sector, bringing with it opportunities and market players' views. It also contains economic research, facts and figures, and hot financial links.
    HQ: Singapore
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  46. New Zealand Securities Commission
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.sec-com.govt.nz/
    Abstract
    The commission is a statutory corporation which, in all matters other than funding and the appointment of Members, is expected to act independently of the New Zealand Government and others. Site has a detailed profile, list of publications (annual report, bulletin, discussion document), notices, financial updates, new items, international links to other securities commission, speeches and a section reserved for private investors on how to invest prudently. Also links to New Zealand business registry (http://www.companies.govt.nz/search/cad/dbssiten.main).
    HQ: New Zealand
    Core operations: Australasia
    Language: English.
  47. New Zealand Trade and Development Board
    Government
    Asia Link
    http://www.tradenz.govt.nz/
    Abstract
    This site has market information, cooperative export stategies, the subscription service MarketLink, and calendar of events. AsiaWatch Section provides regular economic updates on South East Asia, North Asia and South Asia.
    HQ: New Zealand
    Core operations: Australasia
    Language: English.
  48. Philippine National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA)
    National Government Site
    Asia Link
    http://www.neda.gov.ph/
    Abstract
    Site contains news, press releases, links to other government sites, and excellent Economic Indicators Online (EIO) section.
    HQ: Philippines
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  49. Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission
    National Government Site
    Asia Link
    http://www.sec.gov.ph/
    Abstract
    Guides to SEC regulation and registration, administrative data, annual report, and links.
    HQ: Philippines
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  50. Reserve Bank of Australia
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.rba.gov.au/
    Abstract
    Australian Central bank. Site explains Australian monetary policy, financial system stability etc. It has speeches by governor and senior officers, financial reports and statements, bulletin articles and statistics, and other publications (seminar papers for teacher, research discussion papers, conference volume, etc.). The Polymer currency provides a complete guide to Australian currency notes. Site also links to other central banks, financial institutions in Australia and government sites.
    HQ: Australia
    Core operations: Australasia
    Language: English.
  51. Reserve Bank of India
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.rbi.org.in/
    Abstract
    Indian central bank. Site has lots of publications: annual, quarterly, monthly, weekly and occasional publications. It links to Banker Training College. Content includes press releases speeches, financial market updates, notifications, forms and link to Monetary Museum (http://www.museum.rbi.org.in/).
    HQ: India
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  52. Reserve Bank of New Zealand
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.rbnz.govt.nz/
    Abstract
    RBNZ is New Zealand's central bank. It operates monetary policy to maintain price stability, promotes the maintenance of a sound and efficient financial system and meets the currency needs of the public. Contents include a large volume of publications in PDF, policy targets agreement 1999, RBNZ education pages, monetary policy statement, speeches, financial statistics, banking information and NZ's new polymer bank notes. Site links to RBNZ Registry Ltd (http://www.rbnz.govt.nz/registry/title.htm) and Economics Department (http://www.rbnz.govt.nz/econ/econ.htm).
    HQ: New Zealand
    Core operations: Australasia
    Language: English.
  53. Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.sebi.gov.in/
    Abstract
    SEBI aims to protect interests of investors in securities and to promote the development, and regulation, of the securities market through appropriate measures. From the site, visitors can learn about Indian legislation, read the guidelines and seek help from investor assistance pages. Site has complete guide to foreign institutional investment, acquisition of shares, and takeovers. Investors Guidance Division offers advice to overseas investors.
    HQ: India
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  54. Securities and Exchange Commission, Pakistan
    Government
    Asia Link
    http://www.secp.gov.pk/
    Abstract
    Contains information about the Securities and Exchange Act 1997, Circulars, Company Name Search, and Forms for Statutory Returns.
    HQ: Pakistan
    Core operations: Pakistan
    Language: English.
  55. Securities and Futures Commission, Taipei
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.sfc.gov.tw/
    Abstract
    The Commission is responsible for the development, regulation, and supervision of the capital market and is also the regulator of the futures industry. Check out major indicators, Q&A as to foreign portfolio investment in Taiwan stock markets and a brief history of liberation of foreign portfolio investment. Site also links to law source retrieving system.
    HQ: Taiwan
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  56. Securities Commission, Malaysia
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.sc.com.my/
    Abstract
    The Securities Commission (SC) is the Government central authority on the regulation and development of the securities and futures industries in Malaysia. Site contains annual report, and resources such as the National Economic Recovery Plan, Investor Alerts, and a section called the Securities Industry Development Centre.
    HQ: Malaysia
    Core operations: Asia
    Language: English.
  57. State Bank of Pakistan
    Central Bank
    Asia Link
    http://www.sbp.org.pk/

    Abstract

    Site covers the organisation of the bank, quarterly newsletter, downloadable bulletins, infromation about monetary policy, annual reports and other publications
    HQ:
    Pakistan
    Core operations:
    Pakistan
    Language:
    English.
  58. Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM), Macau
    Government
    Asia Link

    http://www.ipim.gov.mo/pageen/home.asp
    Abstract
    Annual report (Chinese), Macau Business Database, Trade Opportunities, details of offshore services, information about publications: investing in Macau, Macau Image (subscription only), and bimonthly IPIM Newsletter.
    HQ: Macau
    Core operations: Macau
    Language: English.
  59. World Bank Group
    Government
    Asia Link

    World Bank, Vietnam
    Abstract
    This site contains detailed, up-to-date reports, such as the Vietnam Economic Monitor and the Vietnam Development report. It also has a useful selection of vietnamese links and a section on business opportunities.
    Asia Link
    World Bank, Bangladesh
    Abstract
    The site contains a number of working papers and research papers available online, news and events, press releases, and business opportunities. There is also an email update available.
    Asia Link
    World Bank, China
    Abstract
    The World Bank Group in China has both Chinese and English versions. This site details both financial and non-financial services offered. Site contains sections on Knowledge & Resources, Press Releases, News & Events, and Business Opportunities, as well as lists of the latest publications by the World Bank Group.
    Asia Link
    World Bank, India
    Abstract
    This site has a series of reports on India, an email update, Business Opportunities, links to the International Finance Corporation, and details of news, press releases and events from the World Bank Group.
    Asia Link
    World Bank, Thailand
    Abstract
    The World Bank Thailand Office site has a general information section called Thailand Briefing, and more specific economic monitor reports. Also contains details of news and events, information on the World Bank Office, Bangkok, and a selection of useful Thai links.
    HQ: International
    Core operations:
    International
    Language: English.