Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (President & CEO: Koji Fujiwara) was recognized under Global Trade Review (GTR)’s "Leaders in Trade" as the best trade finance bank in East Asia & the Pacific for the second year in a row.
GTR is one of the major magazines in the industry which is read by financial institutions, regulators, traders, and manufacturers in over 90 countries.
Along with a range of innovative financial solutions in the area of trade finance, including ECA finance* and supply chain finance, our customized product offerings and dedicated service in connection to our trade finance products were all critical factors in receiving this award.
We will continue pursuing excellence with the goal of being our customers’ most trusted financial services consulting group.
*ECA finance: Financing (such as Buyer’s Credit) backed by export credit agencies (ECAs) which is provided either via a foreign bank or directly to foreign importers as funding for the purchase of goods (such as machinery) or technology.
Receiving the award on April 26, 2018
(the four people on the left accepted the award on behalf of Mizuho)