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British Multinational Banking, 1830-1990$

Geoffrey Jones

Print publication date: 1995

Print ISBN-13: 9780198206026

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206026.001.0001

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(p.414) Appendix 3 Geographical Distribution of Branches of British Multinational Banks, 1860–1970

(p.414) Appendix 3 Geographical Distribution of Branches of British Multinational Banks, 1860–1970

Source:
British Multinational Banking, 1830-1990
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

This table gives the distribution of branches by primary geographical region. The sub‐totals give branch numbers for the main countries/regions within each of these primary regions. They do not necessarily add up to the total for each primary region.

Table A3.1. Geographical distribution of foreign branches and affiliates of British multinational banks, 1860–1970

Regiona

1860

1890

1913

1928

1938

1955

1970

Branches

%

Branches

%

Affiliâtes

Branches

%

Affiliâtes

Branches

%

Affiliates

Branches

%

Affiliates

Branches

%

Affiliates

Branches

%

Affiliates

Australasia

60

46

452

61

660

47

997

45

975

42

1,461

40

2

1,767

46

2

Australia

51

39

378

51

511

37

804

36

795

34

1,149

32

2

1,334

35

2

New Zealand

9

7

73

10

138

10

193

9

180

8

307

8

419

11

North America

12

9

33

5

109

8

6

1

8

6

1

11

4

USA

12

2

13

1

6

1

6

6

1

11

4

Canada

12

9

21

3

96

7

111

5

286

41

118

3

1

228

6

1

Rest of Americas

14

11

48

6

1

97

7

19

1

19

1

19

1

3

W. Indies

14

11

24

2

19

1

24

1

16

1

11

14

Brazil

16

2

23

2

29

1

25

1

12

1

31

Argentina

8

1

29

2

659

29

756

32

1,326

37

1,168

31

1

Southern Africa

3

2

90

12

256

19

590

26

660

29

1,082

30

823

21

1

South Africa

3

2

90

12

234

17

106

5

103

5

268

7

127

3

10

Rest of Africa

2

1

4

71

5

65

3

52

2

140

4

6

West Africa

58

4

40

2

50

2

133

3

113

3

4

East Africa

11

1

123

5

2

126

5

136

4

74

2

2

Middle East/North

73

3

1

84

3–1

100

3

1

113

3

Africa

6

5

10

1

55

4

2

41

2

41

2

71

2

104

3

South Asia

18

14

12

6

56

4

38

2

38

2

23

1

116

3

3

South‐east Asia

4

3

19

3

32

2

99

4

2

98

4

103

3

118

3

2

East Asia

8

6

22

3

25

2

50

2

1

39

1

32

1

34

1

2

Europe (except UK)

5

3

19

3

26

2

46

2

1

59

3

71

2

84

2

Western

4

1

15

1

22,533

6

2,315

— 2

3,612

5

3,826

25

Southern

5

3

14

2

11

1

27b

24b

18b

9

TOTAL

132

739

1

1,387

2

No. of banks

15

33

31

(a) The following regional definitions have been used: Australasia comprises Australia, New Zealand, and Pacific countries; North America comprises the United States and Canada; rest of Americas comprises Central and South America, and the West Indies; Southern Africa comprises South Africa, and the countries comprising the modern states of Zimbabwe and Zambia (Southern and Northern Rhodesia), Malawi (formerly Nyasaland), Botswana (Bechuanaland), Swaziland, Lesotho, Angola, and Mozambique; rest of Africa excludes Southern Africa and North Africa, but includes West and East Africa, Mauritius, and the Seychelles. In the sub‐totals, West and East Africa have been broadly defined, and there is no category for Central Africa; Middle East and North Africa includes Sudan, Israel (Palestine), and Turkey; South Asia comprises the former region of British India (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Burma and Sri Lanka); Southeast Asia comprises the modern states of Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and Brunei; East Asia includes China, Hong Kong, Japan, Vietnam and Cambodia; Europe includes all of continental Europe; Western Europe includes France, Germany, Benelux, Switzerland, and Scandinavia; southern Europe includes all Mediterranean countries (except France), Cyprus, Malta, and Portugal.

(b) The Eastern department of Lloyds Bank has not been counted as a bank, but its South Asian branches have been included in the analysis.

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