JSC Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam, formerly known as Bank for Foreign trade of Vietnam, was established on 01/04/1963 from the Foreign Exchange Bureau (of the State Bank of Vietnam). Being the first state commercial bank chosen for pilot privatization by the Government, Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam officially came in to operation on 02/06/2008, after successfully implementing the equitization plan through IPO. Vietcombank (stock code: VCB) officially listed on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HOSE) on 30/06/2009.
During its 57 years of growth and development, Vietcombank has contributed significantly to the stability and growth of national economy, upholding the role of a major foreign trade bank in facilitating efficient domestic economic growth as well as influencing considerably on regional and global financial community.
Originated as a specialized bank for foreign trade, Vietcombank nowadays has become a multiple sector bank, providing customers with a wide range of leading financial services in international trade; traditional services such as capital trading, capital mobilization, credit, project financing…etc., and modern banking segment such as forex trading and derivatives, card services, e-banking and so on.
Vietcombank has many advantages of applying advanced technology into the automatic banking system, products development, e-banking services, based on its high technology foundation. Products such as VCB Internet Banking, VCB Mobile Banking, VCB Pay, VCB-SMS Banking, VCB - Phone Banking, VCB Money have always attracted a great deal of customers by its convenience, promptness, safety, efficiency, helping to create the habit of non-cash payments amongst the mass.
After more than a half-century operating in the market, Vietcombank, one of the biggest commercial banks in Vietnam, currently has approximately 600 branches/ transaction offices/ representative office/ affiliates both in Vietnam and abroad, including Head Office in Hanoi;111 branches; 472 transaction offices all over the country, 04 subsidiaries in Vietnam (VCBL, VCBS, VCBR and VCB Tower); 03 subsidiaries in other countries (Vinafico in Hongkong, Vietcombank Money Transfer Company in US, a subsidiary bank in Laos); 01 representative office in Singapore; 01 representative office in Ho Chi Minh City and 01 representative office in US; 03 administrative units (Training and Human Resources College; 01 Cash Processing Centre in Hanoi and 01 Cash Processing Centre in HCMC and 4 joint ventures. Regarding human recources, Vietcombank currently há more than 18,000 employees.
In addition, Vietcombank has also developed an Autobank system with over 2.536 ATMs and more than 60.000 merchants/POS nationwide. Bank's operations are supported by a network of more than 1.316 correspondent banks in 102 countries and territories around the world.
Vietcombank's team of professional employees with excellent ability in banking and finance have a good sense for modern and integrated business environment.Thanks to their contribution, Vietcombank remains the primary choice for large corporations, domestic and foreign enterprises as well as millions individual customers.
Heading towards international standards, Vietcombank has been continuously rated as "Best Bank in Vietnam" by global prestigious organisations. Vietcombank is also the first and only bank in Vietnam voted among Top 500 world leading banks by The Banker. In 2019, among "100 best places to work" list published by Anphabe – the pioneering advisory unit of employer brand solution and happy working environment in Vietnam and Intage – the leading Japanese market survey company, Vietcombank was ranked No 1 in banking industry and No 2 among Vietnam market with and among Top 50 most interested employee Vietnamese brand.
With great wisdom and high dedication, Vietcombank staff has been making efforts striving for a more and more sustainable Vietcombank. Vietcombank's goal is to become Number 1 bank in Vietnam in 2020, one of the largest banks in Asia, and among 300 largest banking financial groups managed by best international practices.