SeABank and BRG Group Support the Government to Prevent and Fight Against COVID-19
In the face of the complicated situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, in order to contribute to the Government and people nationwide, on March 17, 2020, Southeast Asia Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SeABank) and BRG Group awarded VND 5 billion for the pandemic prevention at the Launching Ceremony of COVID-19 Prevention, organized by the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front, in the witness of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and leaders of the departments.
Besides, SeABank has also implemented a VND 1,000 billion credit package to support businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic with preferential interest rates from only 7.8%/year.
HANOI, Vietnam, March 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Accordingly, in response to the Prime Minister's call to join hands, together with the Government and the people nationwide, on March 17, 2020, SeABank and BRG Group donated VND 5 billion at the launching ceremony of the entire people to support the prevention and control of COVID-19, organized by the Central Committee of Vietnam Fatherland Front. This amount will be allocated appropriately by functional agencies in order to synchronously deploy measures to control and prevent the pandemic.
Madame Nguyen Thi Nga - BRG Group Chairwoman - supports VND 5 billion in prevention of COVID-19 pandemic.
With VND 1,000 billion credit package, based on the actual situation, SeABank will conduct checking and review the list of customers affected by COVID-19 as well as new customers meeting some requirements of using products and services, generating credit relations at SeABank, in accordance with the orientation of the State Bank of Vietnam, to disburse. Enterprises that meet the requirements will be supported with loans with the minimum interest rate of 7.8%/year, 8.3%/year, 8.8%/year, for the maximum terms of 3 months, 5 months and 6 months respectively. In addition, SeABank also has policies to support individual customers who are affected and encourages remote transactions.
In addition to preferential policies to support customers, before the complicated situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, SeABank has also drastically implemented anti-epidemic measures as recommended by the Ministry of Health at all transaction points nationwide to protect the health of employees and customers.
Specifically, the Bank established the COVID-19 Prevention Committee, and directed the departments at the Head Office, branches and transaction offices to enhance prevention and control for staff and customers coming to the bank's transactions such as: measuring the temperature, equipping hand sanitizer for employees/customers to use before trading, wearing masks and gloves and giving masks for customers. SeABank also developed scenarios to cope with the evolution of the disease situation to ensure the continuous operation of the Bank and meet the transaction needs of customers. Besides, SeABank also conducts spraying disinfectant of entire offices and all transaction points on every weekend.
In particular, SeABank encourages customers to use non-cash payment methods such as online payment or at the card counter; perform money transfer, loan repayment, transaction queries, online savings deposit, pay bills via SeAMobile mobile application or online banking SeANet (www.seanet.vn). Online transactions not only help customers save time and limit to transaction points, but also enjoy free transfer within and outside the system for both individual and corporate customers (when registering for an Account Package Combo).
Established in 1994, SeABank is one of the leading joint stock commercial banks in Vietnam with 1.2 million customers, more than 4,000 employees and nearly 170 transaction points nationwide. SeABank's goal is to become a leading retail bank with a customer-centric strategy by offering a wide range of financial products and services to individuals, small businesses and large businesses. SeABank is considered as one of the key banks in the system of banks with a charter capital of VND 9,369 billion, ranked B1 by Moody's and meeting Basel II standards.
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