CITIC Group was established in 1979 by Mr. Rong Yiren with the support of late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping. Since its inception, CITIC Group Corporation has given full play to the role of a pilot of national economic reform and an important window on China’s opening to the outside world and made explorations and innovation in many business fields with remarkable success. It has blazed a new trail of development for China’s Reform and Opening-up as well as the modernization drive by attracting and utilizing foreign capital, introducing advanced technologies, equipment, and management experience, thus building up good reputation and image both home and abroad with a remarkable performance.
Up to now, CITIC Group has developed into a large comprehensive multinational conglomerate with a balanced development of both financial and industrial businesses. Its financial business covers a full range of services including banking, securities, trust, insurance, fund management and asset management and its industrial business includes real estate, engineering contracting, energy and resources, infrastructure construction, machinery manufacturing and IT industry with clear overall strength and great momentum of development. CITIC Group has been included on the Fortune’s Global 500 for 12 consecutive years, ranking 126th in 2020.