Hokkoku Bank

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Hokkoku Bank (株式会社北國銀行 Kabushiki Kaisha Hokkoku Ginkō?) (TYO: 8363) is a Japanese bank that is headquartered in Kanazawa, Ishikawa prefecture, Japan. The term “Hokkoku” refers to a greater region in Japan that is more commonly known as Hokuriku, and encompasses Fukui, Ishikawa, and Toyama prefectures. While Hokkoku Bank is focused in Ishikawa prefecture, it has offices in the other two prefectures in the Hokuriku region, as well as offices in Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Nagoya, and a representative office in Shanghai, China and Singapore.


As of March 31, 2010

Assets: 3,207,127,000,000 yen (approximately USD 34,411 million)
Employees: 2,023
Branches: 123 (119 in the Hokuriku region)
President: Tateki Ataka
Member: Regional Banks Association of Japan
Rating: A+(JCR), A-(S&P)
Risk based Capital adequacy ratio: 14.40% (consolidated basis)
Non performing loan ratio: 3.91%


The Hokkoku Bank was established on December 18, 1943 from merger with three other regional banks from Ishikawa prefecture. The bank started handling foreign exchange in 1961.

Foreign exchange offices[edit]

Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawa Head office,Komatsu,Daishoji,Nanao,Toiyamachi,Matto,Korinbo,Kanazawa-chuo,Yamanaka

Toyama pref. Takaoka,Toyama

Fukui pref. Fukui

Urban area Tokyo,Osaka,Nagoya,Kyoto

Representative offices[edit]

Shanghai/China, Singapore/Singapore

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