The National Bank of Cambodia(NBC), is located at street Norodom in Phnom Penh of Cambodia. The bank’s duties include, inter Alia, the management of monetary and exchange policies, the regulation of banks and financial institutions, and the control of the national currency, the riel. The bank was established in 1954 after the Indochina Printing Institution closed when Cambodia obtained its independence from France. The National Bank of Cambodia is also known as the “Red Bank” or “Banque Rouge”. It is an autonomous central bank with a 7 member board of directors responsible for establishing operational policies and issuing decisions, regulations, circulars and other directives. The National Bank of Cambodia supervises the banking system and is the chief banker for the government of Cambodia. The bank has four organizational areas, namely: the General Cashier, the General Directorate, the General Secretariat, and the General Inspection. His Excellency Chea Chantois the chairman of the board of directors and the current Governor of the Bank.
Canadia Bank is located on Street 93 (Preah Monivong), Sangket Wat Phnom, Khan Daun Penh. It was established on 11 November 1991, as the Canadia Gold & Trust Corporation Limited, under a joint-venture with overseas Cambodians and the National Bank of Cambodia, and as a sole office financial institution managed by the former staff of the National Bank of Cambodia and Canadian Cambodian shareholders. The main activities were based on gold transaction, gold plaque manufacture and credit to local merchants.
In 19 April 1993, the name of the institution was changed to “Canadia Bank Ltd.”, and subsequently to “Canadia Bank plc.” on 16 December 2003, as a commercial bankregistered under the Ministry of Commerce and the National Bank of Cambodia. Since privatization in 1998, the bank has become one of the largest local banks. It offers various financial services through its ten branches within Cambodia and 23 international correspondent banks, and currently holds and plans to extend noteworthy agricultural interests.
Cambodia Mekong Bank is located at Street 93(Preah Monivong), Sangket Sraas Chak, Khan Daun Penh, has been operating since 1994. The Bank has paid-in capital of US$35 million and is licensed to provide full range of domestic and international banking services. With our advanced systems and international network MekongBank offers fast, efficient and cost effective processing of financial transactions domestically and throughout the world.
In 1998 MekongBank established Cambodia’s first credit card services centre, capable of processing major international cards. It is the only commercialbank in the country to offer four major international cards services (Amex, JCB, MasterCard and Visa).
MekongBank’s considerable experience with domestic and international
payments and processing credit card transactions, supported by our large
investment in technical infrastructure, gives us a unique ability to provide
banking services to corporate clients.
MekongBank’s network includes four branches in Phnom Penh, one in
Sihanoukville and one in Siem Reap. Our approach to corporate banking
combines modern business practices with a traditional emphasis on
relationships. We have young and energetic staff. Our mission is to understand our customers’ business requirement(s) and to provide them with efficient and cost effective solutions.
The Bank’s President & Chief Executive Officer is Khov Boun Chhay, a Cambodiannational. Having spent most of his life abroad, Mr. Khov returned to Cambodiain 1992. He also served for seven years as the President of the Association ofBanks in Cambodia.
Phnom Penh Commercial Bank (PPCB) is located at Street 93 (Preah Monivong), Sangkat Boeung Trabek, Khan Chamkamorn. It has started its banking operation since 2008, and is fully licensed commercial bank that provides comprehensive and quality financial services to the business and consumer sector.
Cambodian Public Bank (Campu Bank) is located at street 114(kramnuon sar), Sangkat Phsar Themei 2, Khan Daun Penh. commenced its business in Cambodia on 25 May 1992. It presently has 21 branches: 8 in Phnom Penh, 1 each in Preah Sihanouk, Siem Reap, Battambang, Kampong Cham, Takhmao, Poi Pet, Bavet, Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone, Kampot and a Service Branch each in Monivong, Phsar Doeumkor, Toul Tom Poung and Preah Sihanouk Boulevard, Phnom Penh.
As at 31 December 2010, Campu Bank ½s paid-up capital of USD90 million is the highest among the commercial banks in Cambodia while its shareholder ½s funds and asset size amounted to USD190.4 million and USD1.0 billion respectively. With the trust and strong support from the public coupled with the commitment and dedication of its staff, Campu Bank has grown to become one of the leading banks in Cambodia. In recognition of its banking and management excellence, Campu Bank has been awarded ½ the Bank of the Year in Cambodia ½ by The Banker, London for five consecutive years from 2001 to 2005, 2008 and again in 2009.
Campu Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Public Bank Group which is one of the largest and strongest domestic banking groups in Malaysia. The Public Bank Group offers a wide range of banking and financial services. As at 31 December 2010, the Group is the third largest banking group in Malaysia by asset size, with total assets of USD73.42 billion while its shareholders ½ funds stood at USD4.23 billion. As at 31 December 2010, Public Bank Group is one of the largest non-governmental linked corporations in Malaysia with a market capitalization of USD14.91 billion. Public Bank has 250 branches in Malaysia and overseas banking operations in Cambodia, the People ½s Republic of China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Laos and Sri Lanka.
Maruhan Japan Bank is located at Phnom Penh, 04 October , Maruhan Japan Bank Plc’s paid‐up capital has swelled to USD44million.From USD25million, the bank has increased its capital for additionalUSD19million and this has been approved by the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) recently, with this forward plan, Maruhan Japan Bank has positioned itself as one of the leading banks in terms of total capital scale among other commercial banks in Cambodia.Under the NBC’s revised Prakas (B7‐08‐193) of new capital requirement and criteria, commercial and specialized banks incorporated locally need to increase respective total capital before end of this year. According to the Prakas, commercial banks must have a minimum capital of KHR 150,000,000,000 (one hundred fifty billion Riel) which is equivalent to USD35.5million at the current USD/KHR rate.
This measure is in line with the government’s initiative in ensuring financial security and stability in the Kingdom. Maruhan Japan Bank’s General Manager Shizuo Onishi said: This capital injection reflects our commitment as a financial partner in the Kingdom of Cambodia supporting visionary investors and local communities for long‐term development.”In addition, this capital injection signifies MARUHAN Japan Bank’s intention to expand its business and further strengthen and improve the bank’s market position. There will be an increased focus oncustomer service and satisfaction, innovative products and services, towards achieving continuedprofitable growth to enhance shareholder returns.Mr. Onishi, General Manager added, “With this additional capital increment, Maruhan Japan Bank is now a 100% entity owned by the Japanese. On corporate social responsibility (CSR) front, Maruhan Japan Bank firmly believes in promoting growth and well being in the communities in which it serves. The bank has initiated donation drives to help thousands of less fortunate Cambodians across the nation.
ANZ Royal is located at Street 114 ( Kramuon Sar), Sangkat Phsar thmeiI, Khan Daun Penh. It has revolutionised the Cambodian financial market since opening in September 2005. The bank is a joint venture between Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ), one of the largest banks in the world, and the Royal Group of Companies (RGC), one of Cambodia’s largest. ANZ holds 55% of ANZ Royal; the remaining 45% is owned by RGC.
ANZ Royal was the first bank to offer a national network of ATMs as well as Internet Banking, providing a wide range of functionality to support our philosophy of ‘making life easy’In 2007, ANZ Royal Bank was awarded the Financial Insights Innovation Award by Financial Insights Asia Pacific based in Singapore, following the award given by the London publication “The Banker” as the Cambodian Bank of the Year in 2006.
They work daily Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:00pm (excluding Public Holidays).4 branches (Olympic, Independence Monument, Riverside and Toul Kork) are now open on Saturday from 8:30am to 12:00pm (excluding Public Holidays).
ABA Bank is located at street 274 ( Sihanouk), Sangkat Boeung Keng Kang I, Khan Chamkamorn. It was established in October 1996 operating as a commercial bank in The Kingdom of Cambodia.
ABA Bank is progressive and fast growing commercial bank in Cambodia that offers unique products and conditions for corporate and private clients. ABA Bank’s principal activities are grant loans to individual and corporate borrowers, receive deposits, and provide other normal banking services.
Since the commencement of our incorporation in 1996, we have grown from strength to strength to become one of the most dynamic institutions in terms of banking and customer services.
The external level of service begins by identifying our customer needs and to respond more quickly and more satisfactorily. Such success translates into more loyal customers who are more willing to use our services and to prefer new business.
We have grown from a small banking institution with around 20 employees to 170 employees to meet the growing market demands.In November 2009 ABA BANK introduced its new corporate brand identity. New corporate identity signals the bank’s goals for growth and a desire to build upon its trusted brand in Financial Services Industry.
ACLEDA is located at street 93 (Preah Monivong), Sangkat Sraas Chak, Khan Daun Penh. It was established in January 1993, as a micro finance institution (MFI) for micro and small enterprise development and credit.By 1998, the MFI was operating at a profit ensuring its sustainability, which led both its board and international partners to conclude it should be transformed into a commercial bank. With assistance from USAID, MPDF, IFC and UNDP, amongst others, a three year program for transformation to a commercial bank commenced in 1998. This transformation resulted in the bank receiving a Specialized Bank license on October 7, 2000 and then on December 1, 2003 ACLEDA Bank Ltd received a full Commercial Bank license and changed its name to ACLEDA Bank Plc.
In 2004, ACLEDA Bank Plc. was assigned first-time ratings by Moody’s Investors Services, the first bank in Cambodia to receive an international credit rating, and in December 2007 it also received first-time ratings by Standard & Poor’s Corporation. On February 1, 2007, ACLEDA Bank Plc. joined the International Finance Corporation’s Global Trade Finance Program, providing the bank with guarantees over their trade obligations and allowing ACLEDA to extend its trade finance service offerings. In 2008, ACLEDA Bank Lao Limited opened with 3 branches in Laos.