Please note that with effect from 01/01/2017 the instant Rupee remittances services will be available only for the customers of SBI Antwerp branch. We request all others not to send money to us through other banks henceforth.
‘State Bank of India (SBI), with a 200 year history, is the largest commercial bank in India in terms of assets, deposits, profits, branches, customers and employees. The Government of India is the single largest shareholder of this Fortune 500 entity with 61.58% ownership. SBI is ranked 60th in the list of Top 1000 Banks in the world by "The Banker" in July 2012.
The origins of State Bank of India date back to 1806 when the Bank of Calcutta (later called the Bank of Bengal) was established. In 1921, the Bank of Bengal and two other banks (Bank of Madras and Bank of Bombay) were amalgamated to form the Imperial Bank of India. In 1955, the Reserve Bank of India acquired the controlling interests of the Imperial Bank of India and SBI was created by an act of Parliament to succeed the Imperial Bank of India.
The SBI group consists of SBI and five associate banks. The group has an extensive network, with over 20000 plus branches in India and another 186 offices in 34 countries across the world. As of 31st March 2013, the group had assets worth USD 392 billion, deposits of USD 299 billion and capital & reserves in excess of USD 23.03 billion. The group commands over 23% share of the domestic Indian banking market.
SBI’s non- banking subsidiaries/joint ventures are market leaders in their respective areas and provide wide ranging services, which include life insurance, merchant banking, mutual funds, credit cards, factoring services, security trading and primary dealership, making the SBI Group a truly large financial supermarket and India’s financial icon. SBI has arrangements with over 1500 various international / local banks to exchange financial messages through SWIFT in all business centres of the world to facilitate trade related banking business, reinforced by dedicated and highly skilled teams of professionals.’
STATE BANK OF INDIA, Antwerp was opened on the 15th July 1983. The branch started meeting the growing trade between the BENELUX countries and India, with emphasis on the growing Belgo Indian diamond trade. Today, we have an active trade desk financing a variety of exports from EU countries. We offer quick and reliable remittance facilities to India and other SAARC countries at cost-effective rates. We actively participate in global syndications and facilitate acquisition and mergers of companies in EU region besides meeting the India related business needs of European companies. A team of committed and motivated staff offer a variety of services and financial products at competitive pricing.
Tel 0032/3/233 23 55
For specific query/service/desk/department, please make use of contact numbers available in CONTACT list.
Fax 0032/3/232 43 70
Korte Herentalsestraat 3
(Lange Herentalsestraat 62-70)