The Import-Export Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Eximbank) of Vietnam
and the Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporations (SMBC) marked the 5th
anniversary of their strategic alliance in Ho Chi Minh City on February
Speaking at the event, Eximbank Director Truong
Van Phuoc affirmed that this strategic cooperation is remarkably
effective, helping his bank gain a gigantic growth in both operation
scale and service quality.
Harumitsu Hida, Japanese
consul general in HCM City, highly evaluated the cooperative
relations, especially at a time when the strategic partnership between
Vietnam and Japan has incessantly been consolidated and developed.
He expressed his belief that with the SMBC’s support, Eximbank will be
able to achieve its target of becoming the most powerful retail bank in
Vietnam, contributing to the development of the two countries’ trade.
With the SMBC’s effective support, Eximbank has reinforced its position
as one of the leading commercial banks in Vietnam during the past five
It has earned a host of prestigious prizes, including those from The Banker and Asiamoney magazines.
In the coming time, the two sides will continue boosting cooperation in
the field of training to improve proficiency of their staff.-VNA