City Bank has won the Leading Partner Bank Award in Bangladesh for the 2nd consecutive time in Trade and Supply Chain Finance Program (TSCFP) Awards 2021 by Asian Development Bank (ADB).
City Bank first has won this prestigious award in 2020. Over 200 partner bank representatives attended the ceremony where 27 banks were recognized in 21 categories, said a statement.
City Bank has won the award for being the most active partner bank of ADB in Bangladesh during the 12 month period of 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021. In this period, City Bank has collaborated with ADB for coverage of trade transactions of small and large deals for corporate and SME clients. The award was achieved due to City Bank's continual efforts to increase its trade financing capacity, operational efficiency, financial health and risk management. In 2019, City Bank has won the Momentum Award for highest growth in transactions partnered with ADB.
City Bank has been participating with ADB under their TSCFP programme as Issuing Bank since 2016. From 2017, City Bank has also availed the Revolving Credit Facility. ADB's support under the programme has enhanced City Bank's reach towards major international banks and opened doors towards extended trade lines and financing opportunities. This, in turn, has allowed City Bank to support its customers by taking higher volume and critical trade transactions.
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