Representative of Vietcombank (right) receives the award. (Source: VNA)

Ho Chi Minh City (VNA) – The winners of the Vietnam Outstanding Banking Product/Service Awards 2015, organised by the International Data Group (IDG) and the Vietnam Banks Association, were announced at a ceremony in HCM City on November 17.

The Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam ( Vietcombank) was awarded the 2015 Best Retail Bank title, and the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), which has 1,813 ATMs, was named the 2015 Best Online Bank.

Vietnam International Bank (VIB) was presented the Most Innovative Products and Services Award for the MyVIB app, which allows customers to transfer money to more than 86 banks and make payments with nearly 400 service companies.

The Saigon Commercial Joint Stock Company (SCB) won the Most Innovative Products and Services Award for its online tax-paying service and online export & import bailouts.

The Best Information Security Bank award was given to the Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (Vietinbank) for investments to upgrade and complete its security system.

Vietinbank, the Bac A Joint Stock Commercial Bank (BacA Bank), the Maritime Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Maritime Bank), the Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (AgriBank) and BIDV were awarded the Bank for Community title for their contributions to social charity activities.-VNA