JAKARTA, Wednesday (12/10/2022) -- As a state-owned bank tasked with becoming Indonesia's global bank, PT Bank Negara Indonesia (Persero) Tbk. or BNI (stock code: BBNI) continues to promote its role as a driver of global trade and investment.
BNI Enterprise & Commercial Banking Director Muhammad Iqbal said the company's international network has been present in strategic locations, on three continents namely Asia, Europe and America.
BNI is present in 11 countries including London, New York, Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul and Amsterdam representing approximately 30% of Indonesia's import-export trade flows and FDI flows.
BNI has established relationships with more than 1,200 correspondent banks in 85 countries and covers 15 currencies to support international business.
"Definitely, as a bank that has the mandate to become a global bank from Indonesia, BNI is relatively ready to jump higher. Of course, we will always optimize all opportunities as best we can to continue to encourage Indonesia's export-import trade and FDI flows," he said at the BNI Investor Daily Summit, Wednesday (12/10/2022).
Iqbal stated that BNI has an international desk program that provides consulting services to foreign companies to establish regional operations in Indonesia, such as local partner recommendations, licensing, and investment capital.
With BNI's advisory services and international network, BNI can facilitate foreign companies to invest and expand in Indonesia.
As for, the 3 International Desk programs covering Japan, China, and Korea to support the Indonesian economy obtain more FDI inflows.
"BNI provides a solutive digital platform to support various kinds of transactions with various international advantages such as BNI Trade Online, BNIDirect, and BNI More," he added.