CONTACT system reduces tariffs for money transfers from Kyrgyzstan
CONTACT system announces reduced commissions charged for money transfers in U.S. dollars, Euro and Russian rubles from Kyrgyzstan to Russia and CIS countries.
CONTACT System continues its expansion in Africa: new methods of payment delivery in Kenya
CONTACT system announces further development of its operations on the money transfer market of Kenya. Due to activation of a new partner - FSI Capital Ltd - CONTACT system’s clients in Kenya can now receive money transfers not only in cash at company’s offices in Nairobi, Mombasa and Thika, but also by bank deposit in any bank of Kenya or payout to mobile wallets M-PESA.
CONTACT system and Novoplat payment system have broaden channels to send money transfers
From April 05, 2012 CONTACT system clients were able to send money to Russia and the CIS countries via 1200 terminals of Novoplat payment system.
CONTACT system has expanded its presence in Africa
CONTACT system has substantially increased its service points’ network of money transfers repayment in the popular tourist areas of the African continent.
CONTACT system has reduced the fees on money transfers to Israel
On March 11, 2012 the Commission fees for remittances sending from members of CONTACT system in Russia and CIS countries in Israel are set at 2% of the transferred amount, but not less than 5 U.S. dollars or Euros (except for transfer to offices of Israel Postal Company Ltd).
CONTACT money transfers have become available in the ACCESSBANK (Tajikistan)
CONTACT system has connected a new bank participant to its network in Tajikistan. Money transfers via CONTACT system now can be sent and received at the offices of JSC «AccessBank Tajikistan», located in Dushanbe.
CONTACT system has increased the number of service points in Italy
CONTACT system announces its connection to a new partner in Italy - SIT, which regional network counts of more than 300 offices. Now the agency network of CONTACT system in Italy consists of more than 1700 points in 80 cities across the country.
RSK Bank has connected to CONTACT system
From February 2012 remittances via CONTACT system can be sent and received in the 70 offices of RSK Bank, located in 48 cities of Kyrgyzstan.
Expressbank became a participant of CONTACT system
CONTACT system has connected a new partner in Azerbaijan - Expressbank. CONTACT money transfer services became available to clients in 13 offices of Expressbank, located in seven cities of the country.
CONTACT system and Bank Russian Standard introduced a new service for repayment of loans
CONTACT system announces the beginning of cooperation with Bank Russian Standard in the provision of payment services for private persons - repayment of loans and replenish bank accounts.
CONTACT system extends fees reduction campaign on money transfers to Israel
CONTACT System has increased for their customers the terms of fees reduction campaign on money transfers to Israel. Beginning from July 29, 2011 the campaign has been extended until March 11, 2012.
CONTACT money transfers became available in CyberPlat
Implementation of CONTACT money transfers in The Integrator of Money Transfer of payment system CyberPlat has expanded the geography of System's services throughout Russia, and money transfers sending has become even more comfortable and convenient.
CONTACT Money Transfers now can be sent from Czech Republic through «Pay +» payment terminals
CONTACT system has connected payment terminals «Pay +» to its network in the Czech Republic, which number soon will grow up to three hundred units. Now, System's clients can send CONTACT money transfers to more than 100 countries within walking distance to places of recreation and tourism, outside banking or agency offices.
CONTACT system has expanded its Money Transfer service format in the U.S.
CONTACT system’s network in branches of one of its largest partners overseas - Ria Financial Services company - extended the range of money transfer services. Now 2300 points in more than 800 U.S. cities allow not only to send money transfers via the CONTACT system but also to pay out money transfers received from CONTACT.
CONTACT system announces the beginning of cooperation with OTP Bank
Clients of OTP Bank can now pay their debts off and credit to their amount credits through the CONTACT system.
QIWI terminals to send money via CONTACT system
The CONTACT system and QIWI payment service have broaden the channels of unaddressed remittances sending throughout Russia and CIS countries. Now the CONTACT system customers can send money not only through QIWI purse on the Internet, but also in any of the 120 000 QIWI terminals installed in Russia.
The CONTACT system was awarded in Kremlin
A commemorative nationwide winner of the contest «Brand ¹ 1 in Russia 2011» in category «remittances» was presented to the CONTACT system at a gala ceremony held at the State Kremlin Palace. The award was accepted by Alexei Abrameytsev – RUSSLAVBANK’s Managing Director and Head of the CONTACT System - in the presence of more than six thousand visitors in the evening.
CONTACT System and company SC SMITH AND SMITH SRL reduce the commission on remittances to Romania
The CONTACT international system of remittances and payments and the largest operator of remittances in Romania – company SC Smith and Smith Srl declared commission decrease on remittances to Romania. Now it is possible to send a remittance in Romania on system CONTACT with the standard commission – 3 % from the transfer sum.
Nasim Aliev has been appointed to the position of Retail Business Executive of RUSSLAVBANK
Nasim Aliev has been appointed to the position of Retail Business Executive of AKB “RUSSLAVBANK” (CJSC). In his new role, Nasim Aliev will be responsible for the development of mass services offered by the Bank to retail customers as well as for the development of alternative sales channels.
Marek Forysiak appointed Chief Executive Officer at AKB “RUSSLAVBANK” (CJSC)
The Bank announces today that Mr. Marek Forysiak has joined the Board of Directors of AKB “RUSSLAVBANK” (CJSC) as of February 21, 2011 as well as becoming the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”).
CONTACT continues its Spanish expansion
International Money Transfers and Payments System CONTACT signed an agreement with the Spanish remittance company I Transfer Money Movers S.A.
In 1Q 2011 CONTACT demonstrated steady development dynamics
CONTACT, an international remittance and payment system, entered the year 2011 with more than 10-million customer base and successful experience of dynamic growth. CONTACT is the first Russian international remittance system created in 1999 by Commercial Bank "Russky Slaviansky Bank" (Closed Joint-Stock Company) based on banks-correspondents network. As of today CONTACT is the leading remittance and payment system that has a fully developed processing network (over 80 000 outlets) located worldwide. The system covers 550 Russian banks and 270 foreign banks and companies in 100 countries.
CONTACT launches à new tariff for money transfers to VietNam
In February a new tariff for money transfers to VietinBank (VietNam Bank for Industry and Trade) was launched.
CONTACT strengthens its positions in the Middle East
International Money Transfers and Payments System CONTACT signed an agreement with Global Money Transfer Company Instant Cash Worldwide Ltd, a member of Emirates Post Holding Group.
CONTACT money transfers are available now in the offices of one of the largest banks in Italy
Further to the development of its customer service network in non-CIS countries the International Money Transfers and Payments CONTACT System has signed an agreement with Credito Emiliano SpA (CREDEM) – Italian banking holding group, established in 1910. Bank Credito Emiliano is the 18th largest Italian bank with about 600 branches throughout the country, nearly 6,000 employees and over 750 000 customers.
CONTACT money transfers are available now in offices of the largest bank in Spain
International money transfers and payments CONTACT System continues to actively expand its customer service network in the overseas countries. Integration with the largest bank of Spain Banco Santander SA aims to significantly increase CONTACT system network.
CONTACT system and social network "VKontakte" have signed cooperation agreement
The International Money Transfers and Payments CONTACT System and social network "VKontakte" have concluded an agreement on the use of CONTACT payment service for replenishing virtual user accounts of the largest social network in Russia.
CONTACT System summed up his work on the market of remote payments in the first half of 2010
In the first half of 2010 financial and operating performance of CONTACT system’s payments directions has doubled by comparison with the same period last year.
Replenishment of WebMoney electronic purse using CONTACT system became cheaper
CONTACT system and WebMoney have signed an agreement, which substantially reduce commission charged the client at replenishment of electronic purses.
RUSSLAVBANK has developed a new form of retail banking service - Mobile Office CONTACT!
As part of a package of solutions for remote banking services, RUSSLAVBANK has launched a new project - Mobile Office CONTACT, which is an internal structural unit of the Bank on the basis of the vehicle.
CONTACT resumes work in Turkey
The International Money Transfers and Payments CONTACT System keeps on developing the range of service points along the important and extensively progressing directions. Due to the agreement, concluded with one of the biggest Turkish Bank Türkiye İş Bankası A.Ş., CONTACT remittances are available not only by cash payment, but also by entering in the account.
Clearing Center of CONTACT System confirmed the certificate of QMS ISO 9001:2008
RUSSLAVBANK (CJSC) - as a clearing center of the International Money Transfers and Payments CONTACT System - once again successfully passed the verification of Quality Management System (QMS), according to the requirements of International Organization for Standartization (ISO 9001:2008). The certification was carried out by the notable international company "Bureau Veritas Certification Russia".
CONTACT System became an award winner of the Premium «Consumer rights-2010»
15 June the formal awarding ceremony, concerning the consumerism sphere, «Consumer rights-2010», took place in the Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The International Money Transfer and Payments CONTACT System took the category «Retail services», owing to popular election «Consumer’s choice –2010”.
The President-Chairman of RUSSLAVBANK took part in the project of the World Bank - MiRPAL Conference
At MiRPAL Conference the President-Chairman of the board of RUSSLAVBANK (CJSC) Nikolay Gousman introduced the results, obtained from the labour migration analysis. This process was based on the research of money remittances.
RUSSLAVBANK supported the XIX International Banking Congress (IBC -2010)
XIX International Banking Congress (IBC -2010): «Banks: post-crisis functioning» took place in St. Petersburg 26-29 May. Representatives and delegates from the Government, Bank of Russia, Russian and International banking community, experts from audit, consulting and IT companies took part in the Con-gress. Current situation and development perspectives of banking system, relevant objectives of legal system, issues, concerning the business processes’ modernization and quality increase of banking services – all these themes were discussed during the plenary meeting and functioning of sections.
International Money Transfer and Payments CONTACT System expands its capabilities
From 21 May, using International Money Transfers and Payments CONTACT System, remittance can be sent on a private account, opened in any Russian bank. In this case commission includes 0,5% plus 60 rub. of the transaction sum on the territory of Russian Federation.
CONTACT Network has passed over 6000 service points in Russia
International Money Transfers and Payments CONTACT System keeps on developing a range of service offices on the territory of Russia. As the result of intensive cooperation with Russian banks, the System have service units not only in large cities, but also in localities with less than 50 thousand residents.
CONTACT took part in international Forum, concerning electronic commerce
RUSSLAVBANK (CJSC) as clearing center of CONTACT System took part in International Forum «Mobile/ electronic commerce and banking. Russia and CIS 2010».
Remittances by CONTACT System with German are growing steadily
In 2009 remittances by International Money Transfers and Payments CONTACT System from Germany, increased 20%, compared with 2008.
The President-Chairman of the board of RUSSLAVBANK (CJSC) took part in the conference of the World B
The President-Chairman of the board of RUSSLAVBANK (CJSC) Nikolay Gousman took part in the second session of the International videoconference «Migration and remittances in Europe and Central Asia», arranged by the World Bank (Washington).
RUSSLAVBANK – 19 years of stability and innovations
In early December 2009 RUSSLAVBANK (CJSC) held 19-year anniversary. For nearly two decades of activity the Bank is one of the leaders and innovators in Russia's banking sector worth overcoming the difficulties caused by various crises.
RUSSLAVBANK confirms the high standard of worker's remittances
RUSSLAVBANK (CJSC), the founder and clearing center of International Money Transfers and Payments CONTACT System, received a Workers' Remittance Certificate 1.0 of Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT).
CONTACT is major representative of money transfers' market in Latin America
The International Money Transfer and Payments CONTACT System has increased in over 1600 service pointes during the first half of November. The services for receiving CONTACT remittances are now available in two new countries - Guatemala and El Salvador.
CONTACT reduces tariffs and improves the availability of services
From December 4, International Money Transfers and Payments CONTACT System reduces in 30 % the tariffs for remittances in the CIS countries and in 25% of the tariffs of remittances within of Russia.
Name of President of RUSSLAVBANK inscribes in the history of Russia
President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev on Oct. 11 signed a Decree awarding Nikolay Gousman, the President-Chairman of the Board of RUSSLAVBANK (CJSC), Medal of the Order "Merit for the Fatherland" II degree. (Decree ¹ 1144 "On Conferring State Awards of Russia").
CONTACT Network development is indicator of growing confidence of partners
The International Money Transfers and Payments CONTACT System is replenished more than 2 thousands of new service points during the first half of fall. Henceforth, there are new CONTACT service points in 405 cities of Ecuador, 283 in Nicaragua, 188 settlements in Sri Lanka and 55 in the Dominican Republic proceed the payments of remittances sent through the CONTACT System.
CONTACT at the forefront of technological evolution
Mr. Igor Efremov, Vice President of RUSSLAVBANK made a presentation on the world's largest financial forum Sibos 2009 organized by SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication).
CONTACT improve its accessability
The network of International Money Transfers and Payments CONTACT System has included 542 new service outlets during the first week of Fall. The CONTACT remittances can be reached now in 30 cities of Bolivia and 45 settlements of Pakistan.
CONTACT 10-year Jubilee
In August, the International Money Transfers and Payments CONTACT System, the first Russian remittance system, has celebrated 10 years Anniversary!
CONTACT develops network in Latin America
The International Money Transfers and Payments CONTACT System continues expanding its network of service outlets in the New World.
CONTACT with new countries: France, Syria, India, Albania
Since August 2009 the customers of the International Money Transfers and Payments CONTACT System can send and receive money transfers in the cities of France, to send money to Syria, Albania, India.
RUSSLAVBANK sums up in 2008
The results of RUSSLAVBANK in the past financial year give the confidence that current year will be operated at decent level.
RUSSLAVBANK confirms high quality standard
15-17 July 2009 RUSSLAVBANK (CJSC) as a processing center of the International Money Transfers and Payments CONTACT System once again successfully passed the verification of a notable international company "Bureau Veritas Certification Russia"
Workers' remittances as a method to estimate the migration processes
RUSSLAVBANK took part in the largest international conference "Money Transfers and Migrants' Remittances " held in early July in Rome.
Remittances from Germany through the CONTACT system grow even in crisis
According to the World Bank's Russia is in the top 10 countries, whose residents travel to Germany for work. Remittances are one of the main threads connecting migrant workers with families and friends in home country.
CONTACT expands its presence in Greece
One of the largest banks in Greece, Marfin Egnatia Bank has joined the International Money Transfers and Payments CONTACT System.
RUSSLAVBANK confirms the high quality of payments
Deutsche Bank Trust Company has once again confirmed the high quality of the payments made by RUSSLAVBANK.
Moody's Investors Service confirms the stability of RUSSLAVBANK
MOODY's, the international rating agency, has published the credit rating of RUSSLAVBANK on June, 29.
The VietinBank, one of the largest banks of Vietnam has connected to the CONTACT System
The International Money Transfers and Payments CONTACT System continues its development in Asia and the Middle East.
CONTACT with Yemen
On the world map of the International Money Transfers and Payments CONTACT System is becoming less "white spots".
Banco de Oro Unibank, the largest bank of the Philippines has joined to the CONTACT System
Citizens of the Philippines can now send money to their homeland through the International Money Transfers and Payments CONTACT System.
Network of the CONTACT System become wider for 470 points
During two months of 2009 the new members have joined the International Money Transfers and Payments CONTACT System. There were 16 new banks in Russia, Abkhazia and Azerbaijan.
RUSSLAVBANK Sums Up 2008
The tomorrow success bases on preceding achievements. The 2008 financial year results of RUSSLAVBANK give confidence that, as come too will pass at worthy level.
The Volume of Money Transfers in CONTACT System increases in one and half
The International Money Transfers and Payments CONTACT System continues its dynamic growth, keeping the high rates of growth in spite of any financial excitements, shows more than 50 % an annual turnover gain.
President of the RUSSLAVBANK presents the unique methodology of labor migration monitoring
President-Chairman of the Board of RUSSLAVBANK (CJSC), the member of Federal Migration Service's Public Council made presentation on the plenary session of OSCE 17th Economic and Environmental Forum named "Administration of migration and Its Relations With Economic, Social and Environmental Policies in the Interests of Stability and Security of OSCE Region". Forum has started on January, 19, 2009.
Credibility of RUSSLAVBANK is growing.
RUSSLAVBANK (CJSC) is included into the the Register of Banks and Other Credit Organisations who is authorized to be the guarantor for the customs authorities.
DEUTSCHE BANK highly recognizes payments' quality processed by RUSSLAVBANK
Mr. Tim FYFE, the Director of Global Bank’s Operations Management of the Deutsche Bank AG handled the day before the memorable reward and certificate "For the excellent quality of operating in 2007".
CONTACT System Fits the International Quality Standards.
Remittance and Payments System has been successfully certified its management quality system. The certification was proceeded traditionally by the authoritative international audit company "Bureau Veritas Certification Rus" (CJSC).
Winter Fancies With RUSSLAVBANK
RUSSLAVBANK (CJSC) Odintsovo supplementary office has taken part in the Winter Fancy combined exhibition fair, February 9 – 14
RUSSLAVBANK’s Quality Management System confirms its international quality standards compliance
Clearing Center of CONTACT Money Transfers and Payments System has gone through the Quality Management System plan check to confirm international quality standards (ISO 9001:2000) compliance in July 19 – 20, 2007.
For work’s perfect quality
Mr. Tim FYFE, the Director of Global Bank’s Operations Management and representative for Deutsche Bank AG handled the memorable reward and certificate to Mr. Nikolaj GOUSMAN, the RUSSLAVBANK’s Board President-Chairman, with such wording.
RUSSLAVBANK is implementing its new CONTACT-Ready! program
New RUSSLAVBANK’s CONTACT-Ready! project is implemented to improve bank-partners’ staff’s operational comfort and aimed to integration of the CONTACT software with Banks’ Clearing House Automated Payment Systems (CHAPS), the leading companies' bank softwares.
The 5th International Conference of the CONTACT System: “Money Transfers, tendencies and trends”
The 5th anniversary International Conference of the CONTACT System was held in Zurab Tsereteli Art Gallery in April 27.
The RUSSLAVBANK Quality Management System confirmes its certification to the international standarts
On July 14, RUSSLAVBANK (CJSC) the clearing center of the CONTACT system has confirmed its certification compliance to the international standard ISO 9001:2000 by the first supervising audit of Quality Management System . Auditor supervision was carried out by representatives of independent certified body “Bureau Veritas Quality International” (BVQI).
On a holiday of tulips the information on CONTACT system has caused genuine interest
The international money transfers and payments system CONTACT has taken part in an annual Tadjik national Holiday of tulips (Sairi Lola), past on July 7 on island Tatyshev in Krasnoyarsk.
CONTACT with people
Daily services of the International money transfers and payments system CONTACT use over 11 thousand people.
Brand development as a reflection of company development
On June, 26 in Moscow, in «Olympic Penta» hotel, at interbranch conference «Philosophy of a brand. Rebranding. Secrets of success» the Head of Marketing department of RUSSLAVBANK Irina Shipilova has presented the report «Brand development as a reflection of company development ».
RUSSLAVBANK: calculations at the level of the international standards
RUSSLAVBANK is recognized as the best at realization of international payments.
CONTACT system: almost 100-percent availability
168 cities with a population over hundred thousand people are in Russia. About 68 million people live there in total. Service points of the International money transfers and payments system CONTACT are already in 157 cities from this list.
Nikolay GOUSMAN: "mechanical introduction of Basel II can destroy half of banks of Russia"
From 7 till 10 of June 2006 in Saint Petersburg has passed XV International Bank Congress “Basel recommendations: approaches and realization”. Organizers of the Congress: the Central Bank of the Russian Federation and the Government of Saint Petersburg, the General sponsor – JCB “RUSSLAVBANK”.
"CONTACT" – universal retail product
Last Friday in Moscow International House of Music the Fourth International conference "CONTACT": new opportunities » has passed. In its work have taken part over 350 representatives of banks and financial companies - participants of system from Russia, CIS and other foreign countries.
New office in Ryazan
In April, 2006 Ryazan branch of JCB "RUSSLAVBANK" has opened additional office ¹3 at Ryazan, 4à Solnechnaya street. Phone: +7(4912)27-31-00. An operating hours: from 8.00 till 18.30. An operating hours for clients: from 8.30 till 17.30. Not working on Sunday and Monday.
We are different and we are together!
The second Regional Festival of National cultures has taken place on May 18, 2006 in Ryazan, in a city Youth Palace.
The high award for good affairs
Before International conference holding on May, 19 "CONTACT": new opportunities" President - chairman of the Board JCB "RUSSLAVBANK" Nikolay O. Gousman have been awarded with the high award of Russian orthodox Church – the Award of Sacred Blessed prince Daniel of Moscow, II degree.
The “Calendar” bank deposit: keep time for dialogue with relatives
The "Calendar" deposit allows the investor to allocate monthly means without his participation to the "Demand deposit" account as well as on other same accounts opened at CB "RUSSLAVBANK" (Joint-Stock Company).
On April 18 annual General meeting of “RUSSLAVBANK” shareholders has taken place.
RUSSLAVBANK works in the market of financial services since 1990. The General license of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation ¹1073.
RUSSLAVBANK finances aviation
On March, 31 the Vice-president of a Board JCB " RUSSLAVBANK " (Joint-Stock Company) Natalia Kuzmina has acted with the report on the Investment Company «Aviation finance» ("Aviafinance") presentation, held in «Olympic Penta Renaissance» hotel.
CONTACT System: Quality – international, volume – billions.
Money transfer volumes in " CONTACT " system has exceeded 1 billion dollars for a calendar year since March 2005 till March 2006.
ARB and RUSSLAVBANK – 10 years together.
On April 5 RUSSLAVBANK has taken part in an annual forum of the largest and most authoritative bank association of the country – Associations of the Russian Banks which member the Bank is since 1996.
"RUSSLAVBANK" carries out campaign « Meet spring with Daewoo ».
Everyone who getting car credit under Bank programs receives gifts.
RUSSLAVBANK continues to expand the list of services given to clients.
" RUSSLAVBANK " and Insurance society "RUSSIA" offer special conditions of insurance, available by concluding the insurance contract at Additional RUSSLAVBANK office.
" CONTACT " system is awarded with the high award.
Nikolay O. Gousman President - chairman of the Board, " RUSSLAVBANK " (Joint-Stock Company), had won competition " Manager of the year in banking field - 2005 " in a nomination " Effective organizational technologies " and became the owner of the supreme public award of the Russian Federation - Ekaterina the Great figure.
Two new " RUSSLAVBANK " (Joint-Stock Company) offices are opened.
23.03.2006 two new " RUSSLAVBANK " (Joint-Stock Company) offices in Moscow have opened: "Dubninskiy" and "Tushinskiy".
RUSSLAVBANK and MIG company presented the joint program of clients crediting.
13.03.2006 RUSSLAVBANK and " MIG “ company (safety services) presented the joint program of clients crediting.
It allows to get signaling systems, having validated the credit in RUSSLAVBANK …
RUSSLAVBANK has come in ÒOP-1000 rating of the most profitable and effective banks in 2005.
The rating published by RosBusinessConsulting on March, 16, displays a state of affairs in banking sector of the country for 2005, comparing activity results of banks with the last year.