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Wednesday 23 April, 2008

Standard Chrtrd Bank

Annual Information Update

Standard Chartered Bank
23 April 2008

Annual Information Update for Standard Chartered Bank (the 'Company')

This annual information update is filed pursuant to Prospectus Rule 5.2 made by
the Financial Services Authority and not for any other purpose and by filing
this annual information update neither the Company, nor any other person, takes
any responsibility for, or makes any representation, express or implied, as to
the accuracy or completeness of, the information contained or referred to below
herein.  The information referred to below is not necessarily up to date as at
the date of this annual information update and the Company does not undertake
any obligation to update any such information in the future.  Furthermore, such
information may have been prepared in accordance with the laws or regulations of
a particular jurisdiction and may not comply with or meet the relevant standards
of disclosure in any other jurisdiction.  Neither this annual information
update, nor the information referred to below constitutes, by virtue of this
communication, an offer of any securities addressed to any person and should not
be relied on by any person.

1.         Regulatory Announcements

The following regulatory announcements have been made by the Company during the
previous 12 months.  These announcements were made via a Regulatory Information
Service in London and simultaneously announced, where appropriate, to the Stock
Exchange of Hong Kong.  Copies of these announcements can be viewed at the
London Stock Exchange's website at www.londonstockexchange.com/en-gb/pricesnews/
marketnews and at the Company's website at http://
investors.standardchartered.com/

Date of Publication                  Regulatory Headline
30 April 2007                        Annual Information Updated
17 August 2007                       Publication of Prospectus
11 September 2007                    Publication of Prospectus
20 September 2007                    Publication of Supplement
25 September 2007                    Publication of Final Terms
25 September 2007                    Publication of Final Terms
26 September 2007                    Issue of Debt
26 March 2008                        Annual Report and Accounts
2 April 2008                         Publication of Final Terms
17 April 2008                        Publication of Final Terms
17 April 2008                        Publication of Final Terms
18 April 2008                        Publication of Final Terms
18 April 2008                        Publication of Final Terms



2.         Documents filed with the Registrar of Companies

The following documents have been filed by the Company with the Registrar of
Companies at Companies House during the previous 12 months.  Copies of these
documents may be obtained from Companies House, Crown Way, Maindy, Cardiff, CF14
3UZ - email: enquiries@companies-house.gov.uk - or, if you are a registered
user, through Companies House Direct at www.direct.companieshouse.gov.uk.

Date of Filing             Document Type   Brief Description
4 May 2007                 AA              Accounts made up to 31/12/2006
12 June 2007               123             Notice of increase in nominal capital
12 June 2007               RES 10          Resolution
17 July 2007               88(2)R          Return of allotment of shares
17 July 2007               128(1)          Statement of rights attached to allotted shares
8 August 2007              88(2)R          Return of allotment of shares
10 September 2007          288b            Director resigned
16 November 2007           288a            Secretary appointed
25 March 2008              288c            Change to particulars of director
7 April 2008               AA              Accounts made up to 31/12/2007



3.         Documents filed with the Financial Services Authority

The following documents have been filed by the Company with the Financial
Services Authority during the previous 12 months.  These documents may be viewed
at the UK Listing Authority's Document Viewing Facility at 25 The North
Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5HS.  Copies of these documents are also
available on request from the Company's principal office at 1 Aldermanbury
Square, London, EC2V 7SB.

Date of Publication                  Document

26 April 2007                        The Final Terms dated 24 April 2007 relating
                                     to the Issue of £300,000,000 Fixed to Floating
                                     Rate Step Up Dated Subordinated Lower Tier II Notes due 2018


30 April 2007                        Annual Information Update
17 August 2007                       Supplementary Prospectus dated 17 August
                                     2007 supplementing the Prospectus dated 26 September 2006
                                     relating to a US$15
                                     billion Debt Issuance Programme with Standard Chartered Bank,
                                     Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited and Standard Chartered First Bank
                                     Korea Limited as issuers.


11 September 2007                    Prospectus dated 10 September 2007 relating to a US$15 billion
                                     Debt Issuance Programme with Standard Chartered Bank, Standard Chartered Bank
                                     (Hong Kong)Limited and Standard Chartered First Bank Korea Limited as
                                     issuers.
20 September 2007                    Supplementary Prospectus dated 20 September 2007 supplementing
                                     the Prospectus dated 10 September 2007 relating to a US$15 billion Debt
                                     Issuance Programme with

                                     Standard Chartered Bank, Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong)
                                     Limited and Standard Chartered First Bank Korea Limited as issuers.
25 September 2007                    Final Terms dated 25 September 2007 relating to
                                     the intended issue of USD 1,000,000,000 6.40 per cent. Dated
                                     Subordinated Notes due 2017 on 26 September 2007.


25 September 2007                    Final Terms dated 25 September 2007 relating to
                                     the intended issue of EUR 700,000,000 5.875 per cent. Dated
                                     Subordinated Notes due 2017 on 26 September 2007.


26 March 2008                        Directors' Report and Financial Statements 31 December 2007
02 April 2008                        The Final Terms dated 31 March 2008 relating to the issue of
                                     £500,000,000 7.75 per cent. Notes due 2018 (the 'Notes').


17 April 2008                        Final Terms dated 16 April 2008 relating to the intended issue
                                     of GBP 200,000,000 7.75 per cent. Subordinated Notes due 2018 on 18
                                     April 2008 (to be consolidated and form a single series with the GBP 500,000,000
                                     7.75 per cent.


17 April 2008                        Final Terms dated 16 April 2008 relating to the intended issue
                                     of EUR 400,000,000 5.875 per cent. Dated Subordinated Notes due 2017
                                     on 18 April 2008 to be consolidated and form a single series with the EUR
                                     700,000,000 5.875 per cent.).
18 April 2008                        Final Terms dated 18 April 2008 relating to the intended issue of JPY10,000,000,000
                                     3.35 per cent. Dated Subordinated Notes due 2023 on 18 April 2008





4.         Documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission

The Company has submitted all of the above filings to the Securities and
Exchange Commission by virtue of compliance with Section 12 of the US Securities
Exchange Act of 1934.  Full details of these filings can be viewed at http://
www.sec.gov/edgar/searchedgar/companysearch.html



5.         Documents filed with the Companies Registry in Hong Kong

The following documents have been filed by the Company with the Companies
Registry in Hong Kong during the previous 12 months up to and including 17 April
2008.  Copies of these documents may be obtained from the Companies Registry in
Hong Kong, 14th Floor, Queensway Government Offices, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong,
email:crenq@cr.gov.hk; or, if you are a registered user, through ICRIS at
www.icris.cr.gov.hk.

Date of Filing             Document Type      Brief Description
9 May 2007                 D2                 Appointment of Mike Rees and Tim
                                              Miller as director
30 May 2007                ARF1               2007 Annual Return
30 May 2007                Accounts           Directors' Report and Financial
                                              Statements for the year ended 31
                                              December 2006
17 August 2007             D2                 Appointment of Jaspal Bindra as
                                              director
10 September 2007          D2                 Resignation of Kai Nargolwala
4 January 2008             N8                 Change of Authorized Representative
                                              from Peter Sullivan to Ben Hung
16 April 2008              N7                 Change of residential address of
                                              Jaspal Bindra



A copy of this annual information update is available on request from the
Company's principal office at 1 Aldermanbury Square, London, EC2V 7SB; and its
principal place of business in Hong Kong at 32nd Floor, 4-4A Des Voeux Road,
Central, Hong Kong.

Two copies of this announcement have been submitted to the UK Listing Authority
and will shortly be available for inspection at the Document Viewing Facility of
the Financial Services Authority, 25 The North Colonnade, London, E14 5HS.

For further information, please contact Julie Bamford, Deputy Group Secretary,
++44 20 7885 7024

23 April 2008






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