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BNP PARIBAS (SUISSE) SA

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About Bank
Incoming transfer, €:
There are no charges on incoming transfers

Account maintenance, €/year:
The account maintenance fee is EUR 250 per year

Distant access to the account:
The bank has on‐line banking system designated to inform the user of the state of the account. The ordinary means of
communication with the bank are also available

Financial products:
The bank is reluctant to work with products other than export credits (and ancillary products such as letters of credit, guarantees etc)

Credit/debit cards:
Since the bank specializes in trade finance, it issues bank cards by opening savings accounts at its subsidiary
Transactions permitted per month:
The number of transactions is not restricted. But it should be noted that the bank does not make money on wire transfers. Its
income flows from the interest on credits to replenish floating capital

Initial deposit of funds, €:
No initial deposit is set

Deadline for the initial deposit, month
There are no deadlines for making a deposit, but if the account remains inactive for long, the bank may want to close it

Minimum turnover, €/year:
The bank specializes in trade finance for export operations involving raw materials and other commodities. The minimum annual turnover of the account must be over USD 20 000 000
How fast payments are executed:
The value date is the next day (express payments) and third day (ordinary payments)
10 position in local rating
456 position in global rating
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BNP PARIBAS (SUISSE) SA

Year of foundation: 1872

History:
BNP's history dates back to 1848, when Comptoir National d'Escompte de Paris and Comptoir National d'Escompter de Mulhouse were founded. Paribas's history goes back to 1872, when Banque de Paris et des Pays‐Bas (from which the second half of the name originates) was formed following the merger of Banque de Paris, established in 1869, and Banque de Crédit et de Dépôt, established in 1863 in Amsterdam. В 1968 it became a subsidiary of Banque de Paris et des Pays‐Bas (Suisse) SA. In 1984 the name changed to Banque Paribas (Suisse) SA. In October 1994 it took over Paribas Privatbank SA. In January 1999 the name changed to Paribas (Suisse) SA, and in May 2000 – to the existing one. In March 2001 merged with United European Bank (established in 1961). In October 2006 took over UEB (Switzerland). In April 2007 merged with Lavoro Bank AG, and in May 2010 – with Fortis Banque (Swisse) SA

Bank's shareholders:
BNP Paribas SA (Paris France) ‐ 99,99%

Confidentiality:
Judicial Cooperation Agreement with Russia is signed; Double Taxation Agreement with Russia is signed; AML legislation is strictly observed; Active member of OECD, FATF, Basel Commitee, Egmont Group etc.
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