Customers are transacting at a branch of Agribank. (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - The Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank) was given the Best International Payment 2015 award by the UK’s Standard Chartered Bank (SCB).

Anurag Bajaj, Managing Director and Global Head of Sales for Banks at Standard Chartered , said that with a huge number of transactions in 2015 qualifying for high standards, Agribank could be confident of the quality of its transactions.

SCB and Agribank established branch-level ties in 1996. Now up to 22 SCB branches in 22 countries have ties with Agribank.

In 2015 Agribank was restructured. It has maintained business activities and its position as a key lender for agriculture and rural development.-VNA