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Byline: Chong Pooi Koon
OCBC Bank, Singapore's oldest lender, wants to ride on the rising trade flow between China and Malaysia to capture more business.
OCBC Bank (China) Ltd chairman and chief executive officer Leong Wai Leng, who was based in China for a decade, said it was ready to expand and add more branches in one of the fastest-growing economies in the world.
The bank has 11 branches in seven Chinese cities currently, including Shanghai, Chengdu and Beijing.
"We want to be where the clients are. But even now, we can book a loan from any of the branches. If the customer is in Tibet, we can still book the loan from our Shanghai branch; the …