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Foreign Trade and Business Services

Cambio Facilities

GBTI is a licensed dealer in foreign currency and all of our branches provide currency exchange cambio services. Our exchange rates are competitive and customers are given receipts for transactions.

Foreign Drafts

GBTI's foreign drafts, which are drawn on the major international banks, allow you to make payment for products and services in the major currencies: US, STG, CAN & EURO. We also accept your foreign cheques (CANADIAN) on deposit, which proceeds are released upon the expiration of a holding period, to allow us to confirm the cheque with our overseas banks.

Money Transfers

Our membership of the SWIFT Network enables us to receive and transfer funds to any country in the world. The SWIFT system facilitates real-time processing of your transaction ensuring delivery and receipt within minutes of transmission. Contact our Foreign Trade Department for details or use our member identification code GUTIGYGE, when dealing with the bank nearest to you. See a list of Correspondent Banks.

Foreign Currency Accounts

These accounts are offered in US and Canadian Dollars and Pounds Sterling and are available to non-residents, local exporters and gold miners. However the local exporters and gold miners must obtain approval from the Bank of Guyana before such accounts can be opened. All deposits to these accounts must originate from an overseas source.


High & Young Streets, Kingston, Georgetown, Guyana, South America tel.+592 231 4400-8 . fax. +592 231-4411 . SWIFT: GUTIGYGE
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