Wire transfer is the fastest mode of receiving money in your Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) account from abroad. You can receive money into your Industrial and Commercial Bank of China account from a foreign country via International wire transfer. The transaction is initiated by the sender through a financial institution, however, you need to provide your banking details to the sender for successful transfer of money.

International Wire Transfer to Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

International wire transfer is one of the fastest way to receive money from foreign countries. Banks use SWIFT network for exchanging messages required for performing international wire transfer. Usually, the receiving bank (in China) and the sending bank (in other country) need to have a direct arrangement in place to start the swift transfer – this is sometimes referred to as correspondent banking.

Incoming International Wire Transfer Instructions

To receive international wire transfer in your Industrial and Commercial Bank of China account, please provide the following wire instructions to the sending financial institution:

Bank Name: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
SWIFT BIC Code for Industrial and Commercial Bank of China: For Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, this code is ICBKDEFF
Frankfurt Branch’s Bank Code (BLZ): 50110200
Beneficiary Account Number: Your complete Industrial and Commercial Bank of China account number (including leading zeros, if any)
Beneficiary Name: The full name of your account as it appears on your statement
Beneficiary Address: Your complete address

Outgoing International Wire Transfer Instructions

To send international wire transfer from your Industrial and Commercial Bank of China account, You need to know the following information about the person or company receiving the money:

1. The recipient’s account name and address
2. The recipient’s IBAN or account number
3. The name and address of recipient’s bank – including the BIC (Business Identifier Code) / SWIFT code / clearing code

Incoming Wire Transfer Fees for Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

International Incoming Wire Transfer Fees for Industrial and Commercial Bank of China is as follows:

Payment type Cost
Personal Internet Banking Users 10% discount off the standard fee collected at the counter

Outgoing Wire Transfer Fees for Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

International Outgoing Wire Transfer Fees for Industrial and Commercial Bank of China is as follows:

Payment type Cost
For Payments from ¥16 to ¥160 0.08% of the remitting amount

Apart from the wire transfer fees, if the transfer involves currency conversion, banks make money on currency conversion as well by giving retail conversion rates to you which is usually 1-2% lower than the market rate. We recommend using services like TransferWise for getting best conversion rates with lower wire transfer fees.

Wire Transfer Cutoff Time for Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

1. The Cut-off Times for Industrial and Commercial Bank of China differs. Please visit your nearest branch for cut-off time.
2. Any requests received after cutoff time will normally be processed the next working day.