China Construction Bank is a joint-stock commercial bank founded in 1954 and headquartered in Beijing, China. Its investment divisions include capital businesses, commercial and personal banking. The bank with 14,985 stores provides services to millions of personal and corporate customers and also maintains close cooperation with enterprises in strategic industries in the Chinese economy. The bank has commercial banking branches and subsidiaries in 29 countries and regions with 251 overseas entities, and its subsidiaries cover various industries, including asset management, financial leasing, trust, life insurance, property & casualty insurance, investment bank, futures and pension. The bank strives to balance between short-term and long-term benefits, so as to maximize the value for customers, shareholders, society and its associates. China Construction Bank operates under China Construction Bank Group.