ArmInfo. VTB Bank (Armenia), expanding the range of services and products for its privileged customers, launches a new package offer "Privilege" on the basis of Visa Platinum premium card. As the press service of the Bank informs, the client can apply for the "Privilege" package only in the premium branch of "Prime", located at 2/86 Baghramyan Ave, Yerevan.
The new package offer "Privilege" for wealthy clients includes a wide range of banking products provided on preferential terms. In particular, the contribution at a rate of 0.2% is higher than the standard rate on deposits of the Bank, the premium Visa Platinum card, the Lawyer service 24, travel insurance, safe boxes (50% discount), concierge services, mobile banking and preferential lending terms. "All of the above mentioned products are provided free of charge. The client contributes an annual payment for the Privilege package - 200 thousand AMD," the Bank's official statement reads.
According to the source, customers who have issued the "Privilege" package are provided with individual services in a special branch through personal managers. In case of questions, clients can contact 24/7 personal managers who will provide necessary information on all products and services of the Bank, as well as provide professional support in solving financial issues. According to the 16th issue of the analytical review "Armenian Banks in Card Business" prepared by IA ArmInfo, VTB Bank (Armenia) holds the leading position in terms of the number of active cards, both general and MasterCard and Visa, as well as the volume of plastic transactions. So, on October 1, 2017, the Bank has almost 334 thousand cards, of which over 181 thousand are MasterCard and about 153 thousand are Visa. For 9 months of 2017, the volume of plastic transactions on VTB Bank (Armenia) cards was 181.2 billion drams, of which about 93% or 167.2 billion are ATM transactions. The Bank managed to increase the volume of plastic transactions in the annual cut by 13.5%, and ATM transactions by 14%. Until 2013, VTB Bank (Armenia) issued and serviced only international VISA cards, and since September of that year, having become a full member of the international payment system MasterCard Worldwide, started issuing and servicing Cirrus / Maestro and MasterCard cards, along with servicing and local ArCa cards. VTB Bank (Armenia) has its own processing.
VTB Bank (Armenia) CJSC became a participant in the international financial group VTB in April 2004. At present, VTB Bank, the second largest bank in Russia, owns 100% of VTB Bank (Armenia). The Bank is traditionally one of the leaders of the banking system of the Republic of Armenia in terms of key indicators. The coverage of the branch network of VTB Bank (Armenia) has 67 branches with presence not only in the capital, but also in all regions of the country.