The Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) is the one of the biggest bank in the People's Republic of China. The Bank has branches throughout mainland China, and also in Hong Kong and Singapore. It employs over 300,000 people. As of 2004 it had an annual turnover of US$13.3 billion. By the end of 2005, the Agricultural Bank of China became the second largest bank in China in terms of total assets, which had hit 4.88 trillion yuan (US$605 billion), second only to the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC).
The Agricultural Bank was the victim of the largest bank robbery in Chinese history in April 2007, when two vault managers at the Handan branch of the ABC in Hebei province embezzled almost 51 million yuan.