FinanceAsia awards SCB ‘best international bank’ in Bangladesh
This achievement marks the eleventh time that the bank has received this award since 2009
Standard Chartered Bank Bangladesh was recently recognized as the 2021 “Best International Bank” FinanceAsia Awards.
This achievement marks the eleventh time the bank has received this award since 2009, a press release said.
It is also the fifth international grand prize that the bank has won in the first quarter of 2021.
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“As the oldest financial institution in Bangladesh, we have a unique perspective on Bangladesh’s incredible growth story. We are delighted to have been a part of this journey and remain as committed as ever to contributing to the forward momentum of our nation, ”said Naser Ezaz Bijoy, CEO of Standard Chartered Bangladesh.
With over 116 years of uninterrupted presence in Bangladesh, Standard Chartered is the country’s only multinational universal bank with a unique blend of deep-rooted local presence and the ability to capitalize on its global network and product coverage.
As part of its commitment to be here for good, the bank is committed to the SDGs through its core businesses, operations and community programs.
He has been a leader in the financing of infrastructure development. It also extends access to finance to individuals and small and medium-sized enterprises to foster local economic development by supporting large development organizations.
The bank has been a committed progress partner in Bangladesh, facilitating major investments in electricity, energy, transport and urban development. It accounted for a significant portion of all export and import finance, respectively, last year, as well as finance for power generation and loans to SMEs by foreign banks.
Beyond supporting the country’s economic progress and development through its core banking activity, the bank has supported grassroots communities across Bangladesh in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.