Shanghai, 31 January 1900, Share of the Founders Issue for 1,000 Shanghai-Taels, later changed to 600 Shanghai-Taels and the to 840 Yüan, or Shanghai, 15 January, Share of 1,000 Shanghai-Taels, later changed to 600 Shanghai-Taels and the to 840 Yüan
8 (1900er-Emission), 9 (1906er-Emission)
The bank was founded in 1889. It supported the trade between Germany and Asia. The bank was allowed to issue an own currency in the German colony of Kiautschou and in China after 1906. The Deutsche Bank was the last major shareholder.