Deloitte opens 17th China office in Chengdu
Publish date: 17 October 2013
Professional services firm Deloitte today announced the opening of its 17th China office in Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan province and one of the major economic engines in western China.
"We have opened seven new offices in China since 2008, and expanded our service network to 17 strategic locations in this priority market for Deloitte. This is part of our FY13-15 investment program which has earmarked US$160 million for building the firm's capacity and capabilities to meet the growing demand for professional services in the China marketplace," said Mr. Lawrence Chia, CEO of Deloitte China.
"Complementing this are our investments in developing the strategically balanced suite of services we can provide today in both the Audit and Advisory space, as well as the largest Global Chinese Services Group in our competitive field. All these investments are also contributing to our ability to help Chinese enterprises achieve quality growth and enhance their global eminence, and to the superior business performance and competitive strength that has put Deloitte top among the Big Four in global revenue for fiscal year 2013 and made us the world's largest comprehensive professional services provider," he said.
Mr. James Chen, Northern China Managing Partner of Deloitte China, said: "The economic vitality and growth potential of Chengdu are behind our decision to establish our 17th China office in this strategic city. In 2012, Chengdu achieved a GDP of more than RMB 800 billion, with 31% growth in foreign investments. We will provide a full range of advisory services to support local companies in their expansion journey overseas, as well as foreign companies seeking to establish themselves in Chengdu,"
With the addition of the new office, Deloitte China now offers comprehensive and multi-disciplinary professional services across 17 offices in China, spanning Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Harbin, Hong Kong, Jinan, Macau, Nanjing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Suzhou, Tianjin, Wuhan and Xiamen.