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GBTI Corriverton Branch celebrates 25 years
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GBTI Corriverton Branch celebrates 25 years

remains the backbone to Agriculture lending in Berbice GBTI this week celebrates 25 years serving the Upper Corentyne Communities having opened its Corriverton branch on January 13, 1997. “It’s been 25 years since we have first opened our doors to serving our customers of Corriverton and surrounding communities, and today we are just as delighted...

GBTI presents bursary awards to 15 NGSA students
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GBTI presents bursary awards to 15 NGSA students

GBTI on November 1 presented bursary awards to 15 children who successfully completed the National Grade Six Assessment this year. Among the children who are all members of the GBTI Early Savers Club are the two top performers Nirvana Wimal and Deja Datt. The other awardees are: Avani Joree, Sameer Baksh, Nathan Jarvis, Kyra Roopchand,...

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GBTI introduces its Chief Operating Officer

The Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry Limited (GBTI) announces the appointment of Kwabina Griffith as GBTI’s new Chief Operating Officer. While we’ve kept our hands firmly on the wheel as we navigate these challenging times, we’ve also kept an eye on the long-term health of our bank. We are planning, growing, and positioning GBTI...

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GBTI/Impressions team up to launch “Hope Board” for Breast Cancer Awareness

GBTI and Impressions today teamed up to transform the I Love Guyana Park in Kingston, Georgetown into a Breast Cancer Awareness Site with the launch of a Hope Message Board. The Board bearing messages promoting hope for a cure, support and encouragement for those fighting cancer and the call for healthy lifestyles and self-love will...

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GBTI Presents Haiti Disaster Relief Funds To Prime Minister

GBTI CEO (ag.) James Foster today presented a cheque valued One Million Five Hundred and Thirty Eight Thousand Dollars ($1,538,000) generated from the GBTI Haiti Disaster Relief Fund to Prime Minister Mark Phillips. Foster said GBTI activated the Fund following the devastating Earthquake in August and encouraged public support.   The donation is a collective...

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IDB Invest partners with GBTI to boost its trade finance program

IDB Invest, a member of the IDB Group, has incorporated Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) into its Trade Finance Facilitation Program (TFFP) through a guarantee and funding facility. GBTI is Guyana’s largest indigenous bank actively providing financing and other banking services to the country’s productive sectors. This partnership will support GBTI as it...

GBTI team up with Rotary Club of Georgetown to donate ECG machines to GPHC
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GBTI team up with Rotary Club of Georgetown to donate ECG machines to GPHC

The Cardiology Department at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) was boosted with the donation of a spanking new ECG Machine, made possible by the Rotary Club of Georgetown and Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry Limited (GBTI). At the simple presentation ceremony on Monday at GPHC, Rotary President, Ramona Singh, explained that in May,...

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GBTI accumulates $3.5M in St Vincent Relief effort

The Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry Limited today presented a cheque valued three million four hundred and forty thousand, one and thirty eight dollars to Prime Minister Mark Phillips at his Camp Street Office. The presentation represents the collective effort of members of the public and GBTI in support of the people of St...

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The Board of Directors of the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry Limited (GBTI) announces the appointment of James Foster as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ag. Mr. Foster will assume responsibilities carried out by Mr. Richard Isava, Managing Director of Guyana Americas Merchant Bank Inc. since January 2018 under the title, Executive Director.

Mr. Isava, continues to serve as a Director of the Board of GBTI. Mr. Foster, a Guyanese, brings extensive experience in banking in the USA, the Caribbean and Canada. This covers private, retail, corporate banking and successful mergers as well as mortgage insurance and his seminal involvement in projects in many of the major world...