International Activity

Russian Agricultural Bank is widely recognized as a highly reliable banking partner to major financial institutions around the world. Its transparency has been hailed by the world's leading rating agencies. The Bank’s international experience, diversified investor base and strong governmental support have helped strengthen its positions on the global market. Russian Agricultural Bank is ranked No. 342 by Tier 1 capital in the World Top-1000 bank rating according to the July 2016 issue of The Banker magazine.

International operations have become an essential component of the Bank’s business. In today’s global economy, Russian Agricultural Bank intends to keep pace with global financial market developments.

Russian Agricultural Bank maintains strong relationships with all international financial market participants. International operations are an organic part of the Bank’s business model. Russian Agricultural Bank sees the development of international operations as a crucial investment in future success.

Today, RusAg has a wide and well-structured correspondent and business relations network and is recognized as a regular and trusted partner of international, as well as local, banks and institutions. Since 2000, Russian Agricultural Bank has established correspondent relations with over 100 banks worldwide, concluded numerous agreements with first-class foreign banks and export agencies and entered into relations with most of the major world banks.

RusAg is an active member of Russian-Chinese Business Council, US-Russia Business Council and of the International Confederation of Agricultural Credit (CICA) that adds to the Bank’s potential to further develop its business and international cooperation in the sphere of lending to agribusiness.

Russian Agricultural Bank is an active player on both international and domestic capital markets. The Bank offers a comprehensive range of debt instruments to reduce risks by placing funds on the market and to raise additional funds, via: REPO operations, ruble-denominated bonds, loan participation notes, government and municipal debt securities, corporate debt securities, and promissory notes and equities.

The Bank has demonstrated efficient commercial performance in most of its international business lines via the development of relationships with foreign financial institutions, investors, correspondent banks, export credit agencies and foreign agribusiness producers. In 2012 and 2016, the Bank won a prestigious STP Award presented by VTB Bank (Deutschland) AG in recognition of operational excellence in Euro payments processing.

Russian Agricultural Bank is continuously expanding its international businesses, strengthens its relations with foreign financial institutions, investors, correspondent banks, export credit agencies and foreign agribusiness producers.

Correspondent banks

Correspondent’s name

Currency

Account number

SWIFT

Belagroprombank
Minsk, Belarus

BYR

1702080840014

BAPBBY2X

VTB Bank (Deutschland) AG
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

CHF

0104678446
(IBAN DE97 5032 0000 0104 6784 46)
via UBS AG, Zürich (SWIFT: UBSWCHZH80A, acc. 02300000023113050000A)

OWHBDEFF

Bank ICBC (JSC)
Moscow, Russia

CNY

30109156800000000569
via Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited, Beijing (SWIFT: ICBKCNBJ, acc. 0101000111902561878, SNAPS code 102100099996)

ICBKRUMM

VTB Bank (Deutschland) AG
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

EUR

0104678396
(IBAN DE89 5032 0000 0104 6783 96)

OWHBDEFF

VTB Bank (Deutschland) AG
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

GBP

0104678420
(IBAN DE23 5032 0000 0104 6784 20)
via The Royal Bank of Scotland, London (SWIFT: RBOSGB2L)

OWHBDEFF

BANK OF CHINA (RUSSIA)
Moscow, Russia

HKD

30109344500000000010
via Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited, Hong Kong (SWIFT: BKCHHKHH, acc. 01287560121495)

BKCHRUMM

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Tokyo, Japan

JPY

4749

SMBCJPJT

VTB Bank (Deutschland) AG
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

NOK

0104678438
(IBAN DE22 5032 0000 0104 6784 38)
via DNB NOR Bank ASA, Oslo (SWIFT: DNBANOKK)

OWHBDEFF

Bank of Russia Main Branch for Central Federal District
Moscow, Russia

RUB

30101810200000000111
BIC 044525111, TIN 7725114488

CBRFRUMM

JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
New York, USA

USD

400807408

CHASUS33

Citibank, N.A.
New York, USA

USD

36892274

CITIUS33

Structured and Trade Finance

Today, Russian Agricultural Bank and all its branches offer their customers a wide range of trade related services, including international payments, letters of credit, guarantees and collections. The Bank has tight relationships in the area of trade finance with first class international institutions.

Russian Agricultural Bank strengthens its position in Russian market by arranging financing for its customers’ projects under credit facilities offered by first-class world financial institutions. Lending to Russian agricultural commodity producers for purchases of advanced machinery, equipment and pedigree livestock on the basis of loans to Russian Agricultural Bank from banks of various OECD counties under the guarantees from the respective export credit agencies is increasing rapidly. This form of financing enables RusAg to offer its clients competitive financial services, to keep its assets and liabilities well-balanced and raise considerable mid-term funds abroad to efficiently invest them into developing its customers’ businesses.

Russian Agricultural Bank constantly intensifies its activity in the area of export-import financing and cooperates with leading export credit agencies (ECAs) worldwide to cover risks. ECAs provide government-backed loans, guarantees and insurance covering both commercial and political risk. At the present day RusAg is accredited and maintains relations with major export credit agencies.

The Bank continuously deepens the relationship with its partners and widens its international interests.

On FATCA registration

In order to be compliant with Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) Russian Agricultural Bank is registered as a Participating Foreign Financial Institution (PFFI), Global Intermediary Identification Number (GIIN) is FE0DCW.00000.LE.643.