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Exchange rates

  • USD 19 920 / 20 150
    EUR 22 100 / 22 350
    RUB 302.00 / 309.00
  • USD 19 950.00 / 20 180.00
    EUR 22 080.00 / 22 520.00

Precious metals

  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Platinum
1g. 1 000 000 10g. 250 000 10g. 10 000 000
10g. 9 000 000 20g. 415 000 20g. 20 000 000
20g. 18 000 000 50g. 850 000

Commemorative coins

USD19 920 / 20 150 EUR22 100 / 22 350 RUB302.00 / 309.00 CNY2 920 / 3 100 GBP27 580 / 28 030 PLN4 940 / 5 120

History of the bank

In 1922 Savings Bank was established in Minsk, Belarus.

In 1994 the Bank joined SWIFT.

In 1995 Joint-Stock Savings Bank Belarusbank was established following a merger between Savings Bank of the Republic of Belarus and Commercial Bank Belarusbank. International auditors start auditing Belarusbank's financial statements according to international standards.

In 1996 the Bank becomes a principal member of Europay International (presently MasterCard International).

In 1996 Belarusbank acquired Belsviazbank and Belzheldorbank.

In 1997 the Bank established representative offices in Warsaw, Poland and Moscow, Russia.

In 1999 the first international ratings were assigned by Thomson Financial Bankwatch.

In 2000 the Bank became a principal member of VISA International.

Since 2001 international ratings have been assigned by Fitch Ratings. Foreign banks grant Belarusbank ECA-covered loans without Governmental guarantees.

In 2003 the Bank established a representative office in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

On July 14, 2005 MinskComplexBank merged into Belarusbank.

In 2006 Belarusbank attracted on the international market its debut syndicated loan.

In 2007 the Bank made the next step on the international debt capital market by placing CLNs among foreign investors.

In June 2007 Belarusbank opened its fourth representative office in Beijing, China.

In August 2007 Belarusbank provided its first export finance loan.

In 2007 also the first issue of mortgage bonds on the local market and the first issue of loan participation notes were held.

In March 2008 Belarusbank introduced foreign exchange transactions in the currency of the People's Bank of China.

In September 2008 the Bank was entitled to conduct transactions of purchase and sale on precious stones.

In October 2008 Memorandum of understanding between Belarusbank and Deutsche Boerse AG was signed.

In March 2009 Belarusbank and the Warsaw Stock Exchange signed an Agreement on the Cooperation in Warsaw, providing Belarusian companies with an access to the international capital market.

In June 2009 the Bank started to provide export loans to non-residents of the Republic of Belarus.

In August 2010 Belarusbank acted as lead arranger of the debut issue of sovereign Eurobonds of the Republic of Belarus.

In December 2010 Belarusbank attracted the largest syndicated loan in the history of the Belarusian banking system for USD 145 million.

In 2010 also correspondent account RMB was opened with Agricultural Bank of China (Shanghai branch), which made it possible to effect the first FX transaction of buying RMB for USD.

In 2011 Belarusbank became associate member of ROTOBO.

Belarusbank is the first bank in Belarus which entered debt capital market in 2012.

In May 2012 Belarusbank became a member of WSBI.

In 2012 Belarusbank becomes bank-partner of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Interbank Consortium.

In June 2013 Belarusbank became a trading participant at Moscow Exchange, JSC.

In 2014 The Banker rated Belarusbank as 480th on The Top 500 Banking Brands list with the estimated value of 159 million U.S. dollars.

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