VTB named the Best Trade Finance Bank in Eastern Europe


VTB Bank has once again been recognized as the best trade finance bank in Eastern Europe by international trade magazine Global Trade Review (GTR) based on its performance during 2018.

A number of major international banks applied for the award and entrants were assessed based on the volume and geography of their executed deals, their innovative approach, and any participation in strategically significant projects.

VTB has unique expertise in executing trade finance deals, ensuring an individual approach and the most advanced and beneficial solutions for our clients. In 2018, the bank closed trade finance deals in more than 40 countries with companies from all the major economy sectors, and partnered with over 100 international financial institutions and banks.

Yuri Soloviev, First Deputy President and Chairman of VTB Bank Management Board, said: “Supporting our clients’ international trade finance activities is one of our priority business lines. The international professional community has repeatedly recognized VTB as the leader in this area, highlighting the group’s achievements in financing export-import operations. VTB continuously improves its operations and follows market trends to offer innovative solutions for our clients who work in international markets.”

The annual GTR awards recognize major players in the trade and export finance, commodities, supply chain and fintech space.