JSC Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam, formerly known as Bank for Foreign trade of Vietnam, was established on 01/04/1963 from the Foreign Exchange Bureau (of the State Bank of Vietnam). Being the first state commercial bank chosen for pilot privatization by the Government, Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam officially came in to operation on 02/06/2008, after successfully implementing the equitization plan through IPO. Vietcombank (stock code: VCB) officially listed on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HOSE) on 30/06/2009.

During more than 50 years of development, Vietcombank has contributed significantly to the stability and growth of national economy, upholding the role of a major foreign trade bank in facilitating efficient domestic economic growth as well as influencing considerably on regional and global financial community.

Originated as a specialized bank for foreign trade, Vietcombank nowadays has become a, providing customers with a wide range of  leading financial services in international trade; traditional services such as capital trading, capital mobilization, credit, project financing…etc., and modern banking segment such as forex trading and derivatives, card services, e-banking and so on.

Vietcombank has many advantages of applying advanced technology into the automatic banking system, products development, e-banking services, based on its high technology foundation. Products such as Internet Banking, VCB Money, SMS Banking, Phone Banking have always attracted a great deal of customers by its convenience, promptness, safety, efficiency, creating the habit of non-cash payments amongst the mass. 

After more than a half-century operating in the market, Vietcombank currently has almost 14,000 employees, more than 400 branches/ transaction offices/ representative office/ affiliates both in Vietnam and abroad, including Head Office in Hanoi, 1 Operation Center, 1 Training Center, 79 branches, over 330 transaction offices all over the country, 2 subsidiaries in Vietnam, 2 subsidiaries and 1 representative office in other countries, 6 joint ventures. In addition, Vietcombank has also developed an Autobank system with about 2000 ATMs and more than 43,500 Points of Sale nationwide. Bank’s operations are supported by a network of more than 1,700 correspondent banks in 120 countries and territories.

Vietcombank’s team of professional employees with excellent ability in banking and finance have a good sense for modern and integrated business environment…Thanks to their contribution, Vietcombank remains the primary choice for large corporations, domestic and foreign enterprises as well as millions individual customers.

For more than a decade, Vietcombank has continuously rated as "Best Bank in Vietnam" by prestigious institutions around the world on many important operation fields.

With wisdom and enthusiasm, every generation of Vietcombank’s employees has been and will always be endeavoring to establish a sustained development with ambition to became a bank has a wide range, great admin ability, working scope that could influenced the region and overseas in the near future.