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CHINA GUANGFA BANK CO., LTD (FORMERLY KNOWN AS GUANGDONG DEVELOPMENT BANK) XIAN - SWIFT Code

CHINA GUANGFA BANK CO., LTD (FORMERLY KNOWN AS GUANGDONG DEVELOPMENT BANK), XIAN - SWIFT Code Information
SWIFT Code / BIC GDBKCN22IAB
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Bank / Institution CHINA GUANGFA BANK CO., LTD (FORMERLY KNOWN AS GUANGDONG DEVELOPMENT BANK)
Branch Name
Address LIN KAI INTERNATIONAL BUILDING, NO.38 TECHNOLOGY ROAD,YANTA, DISTRICT
City XIAN
Postcode 710000
Country China
Connection Active


GDBKCN22IAB - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code GDBKCN22IAB
Bank Code GDBK - code assigned to CHINA GUANGFA BANK CO., LTD (FORMERLY KNOWN AS GUANGDONG DEVELOPMENT BANK)
Country Code CN - code belongs to China
Location & Status 22 - represents location, second digit '2' means active code
Branch Code IAB - indicates this is a branch office
Head Office GDBKCN22 - primary office of CHINA GUANGFA BANK CO., LTD (FORMERLY KNOWN AS GUANGDONG DEVELOPMENT BANK), China


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What is a SWIFT Code?

A SWIFT Code is a standard format of Bank Identifier Code (BIC) used to specify a particular bank or branch. These codes are used when transferring money between banks, particularly for international wire transfers. Banks also use these codes for exchanging messages between them.

SWIFT codes comprise of 8 or 11 characters. All 11 digit codes refer to specific branches, while 8 digit codes (or those ending in 'XXX') refer to the head or primary office. SWIFT codes are formatted as follows:

AAAA BB CC DDD

  • First 4 characters - bank code (only letters)
  • Next 2 characters - ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code (only letters)
  • Next 2 characters - location code, passive participant will have "1" in the second character (letters and digits)
  • Last 3 characters - branch code, optional - 'XXX' for primary office (letters and digits)

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The registrations of SWIFT Codes are handled by Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (“SWIFT”) and their headquarters is located in La Hulpe, Belgium. SWIFT is the registered trademark of S.W.I.F.T. SCRL with a registered address at Avenue Adèle 1, B-1310 La Hulpe, Belgium.