(26-Apr-2009, pracel-islands.cn, all rights reserved)
Basic banking service is available in Yongxing Dao, Xisha Islands.
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) opened a branch office on Yongxing Dao, the 'capital' island of the archipelagoes. Only basic cash withdrawing and depositing services are available at this ICBC branch.
Banking cards including credit cards still cannot be used on Xisha Islands.
Visitors are advised to bring along enough cash for their shopping needs on the islands.
Last updated: 1 September 2008