Correspondent Banking

Benefit from our international reach and relationship approach through our wide range of correspondent banks as we act as an intermediary bank to facilitate trade between Africa, Asia and the world.

An extensive network of banks across the world

Backed by our expertise and a well-established network of correspondents around the world, we offer a wide array of services, from the establishment of correspondent relationships, setting up of credit lines, trade, payments and treasury services among others.


We have a solid network of over 1400 correspondent banks, of which 200 in Africa. Our key correspondent banks for the main currencies are listed below.

U.S Dollars

  • Citibank N.A.: SWIFT Code: CITIUS33
  • Deutsche Bank: SWIFT CODE: BKTRUS33
  • JP Morgan Chase Bank: SWIFT Code: CHASUS33

Euros

  • Deutsche Bank A.G.: SWIFT CODE: DEUTDEFF
  • Société Générale: SWIFT Code: SOGEFRPP

Pound Sterling

  • Lloyds TSB Bank Plc: SWIFT Code: LOYDGB2L
  • National Westminster Bank Plc: SWIFT CODE: NWBKGB2L

South African Rand

  • FirstRand Bank: SWIFT CODE: FIRNZAJJ
  • Nedbank Limited: SWIFT CODE: NEDSZAJJ
  • Standard Bank of South Africa: SWIFT Code: SBZAZAJJ

Japanese Yen

  • Standard Chartered Bank: SWIFT CODE: SCBLJPJT