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Elevating your business across borders: Trade Services at Cargills Bank
Mon, 30 Jul 2018

Photo caption: Assistant General Manager Trade at Cargills Bank Ajit Allirajah


The trade business at Cargills Bank offers an array of trade services to support customers to trade across borders with utmost ease. Whether is it to streamline your payments or form smooth supplier relationships to protecting your operations in exports and imports, Cargills Bank commits to serve and offer the best business solutions to customers going beyond the goods in transit.

Whilst the import and export industry contribute to country’s economic growth and development, it also comes with great risks in managing the business and having the right type of financing in place, with the right financial provider is vital for business success. Trade business at Cargills bank supports importers and exporters to effectively manage risks associated with foreign trade, giving the opportunity to concentrate on the big picture and expand the business more extensively.

Assistant General Manager Trade at Cargills Bank Mr. Ajit Allirajah said, “As the new entrant to the banking industry, we have shown tremendous growth in our international trade business. The localbusiness sectors in Sri Lanka play a dominant role towards the economy and having recognized the potential, we continue to support by providing them advisory services and value-added offers, being a trusted financial partner.

“We have a dedicated trade team housed with a wealth of expertise and experience in the industry and they commit to ensure customer satisfaction is at its best. Our vision is to become the most inclusive bank harnessing the spirit of progress in every Sri Lankan, and we strive to empower entrepreneurs across the Island and enhance the industry standards to become the most preferred trade service partner in SME and Business banking” he further added.

As a value-added service, the bank recently offered trade customers the opportunity to get fee discounts up to 40% for a variety of import and export products.

“Cargills” is a brand that has been faithfully serving Sri Lankans for 174 years, built on a foundation of values and ethics. True to this heritage and the ethos of ‘Banking on the Human Spirit,’ Cargills Bank is taking banking to the masses by being inclusive and accessible. Cargills Bank Business Banking Division offers working capital finance, term loan financing, project financing, accounts and corresponding banking making Cargills Bank at the forefront of SME Banking. The bank’s “in-store” banking concept provides extended hours and 365-day banking while “Cargills Cash” has enabled banking at over 350 Cargills Food City outlets reinforcing banking and shopping under one roof.

Cargills Bank’s Head Office is in Colpetty with branches at Maitland Crescent, Maharagama, Old Moor Street, Wattala, Rajagiriya, Kandy, Peradeniya, Nuwara Eliya, Ratnapura, Thanamalwila, Matara, Galle, Kurunegala,Chilaw, Kaduruwela, Vavuniya, Chunnakam and Jaffna.





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