The China Securities and Regulatory Commission (CSRC) implemented key changes to its Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (QFII) scheme on 1st November 2020, The updated QFII scheme offers foreign investors:
A wider investment scope than the Northbound Bond and Stock Connects schemes – expanded access to National Equities Exchange And Quotations (NEEQ), futures, and private funds, commodity futures, margin financing and securities lending, refinancing business and etc.
Applicant criteria – An expanded list of foreign institutional investors can apply for QFII, including futures companies and trust companies, and other qualified institutions that are approved by CSRC
A simplified application process – regulatory response within 10 working days
Flexibility of appointing multiple local custodians per QFII license holder
DBS offers a comprehensive suite of solutions for investors keen on accessing China’s capital markets, including:
Step-by-step assistance with the QFII license application process
Custody and asset servicing capabilities
Extensive market research, expertise and product advisory at your fingertips
Please feel free to discuss your needs with us on how to access the China capital markets via QFII:
For Enterprise Treasury Management, please contact: For GTS Securities & Fiduciary,
please contact
Mr. Ivan Lau
Vice President of DBS Hong Kong
Phone: +852 3668 7434
Email: [email protected]

Mr. Sammy Wai
Vice President of DBS Hong Kong
Phone: +852 3668 7876
Email: [email protected]
Mr. Matthew Yim
Senior Manager of DBS Hong Kong
Phone: +852 3668 6751
Email: $GTSHK_Securities&[email protected]
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