About this Service

GTBank has a full-fledged Treasury team dedicated to providing innovative solutions for your foreign exchange needs and investment services, supported by the latest state-of-the-art infrastructure; proficient in meeting all treasury requirements.

The Treasury Team issues continuous market up-dates daily and a weekly summary to enable its corporate, institutional, trade and retail customers to keep abreast of the latest market news and currency trends.

  • GTBank offers FX services.
  • Competitive pricing.
  • Real time market updates available

Requirements

  • Must observe all BOT regulations regarding FX business.
  • The rates indicated hereafter are applicable to forex transactions up to USD 5,000 (or equivalent).
  • For forex transactions of more than USD 5,000 (or equivalent), a firm quote shall be obtained from the relevant Relationship Manager / Relationship Officer / Treasury Dealer.
  • The Treasury Sales Desk is at the disposal of GTBank’s clients to provide them information related to local/international forex and money markets.

Products

Some of the products our treasury provides are seen below:

Treasury Bills

Features and Benefits

  • Short term (1 year or less) debt instruments issued by the Government of Tanzania through the Central Bank carry zero credit Risk given that they are issued by the Government
  • They can be pledged as collateral.
  • They are issued in maturities as seen below:
    • 3 months (91 days)
    • 6 months (182 days)
    • 12 months (364 days)
  • Treasury Bills may be sold in the secondary market to raise cash in case of need.
  • Auctions are scheduled every fortnight or as per BOT’s discretion.
  • Attractive returns dependent on prevalent market conditions.
  • No additional charges

Foreign Exchange

  • Foreign Exchange Spot.
  • Swift transfers – Flat fee for outgoing SWIFT transfers.
  • Fast and Efficient Remittance to East Africa countries: Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda and All over the world.
  • Foreign currency Term Deposits, Call Deposits, Savings accounts and Current accounts.

Money Market

  • Fixed Deposits at competitive interest rates.
  • Call Deposits.
  • High Yield Deposits.

Advisory

  • Timely information on markets and analysis.
  • Solutions to manage foreign exchange risk.

Foreign Currency Transfer

Settle school fees, car payments, medical bills, life insurance and mortgage payments, utility bills and other FX transactions conveniently and with ease.

Guaranty Trust Bank offers offshore funds transfer services to and from Tanzania subject to the foreign exchange and Bank of Tanzania regulations. This is done through the use of our SWIFT CODE GTBITZTZ.

Inward Transfers

Funds are received from abroad through our correspondent banks for further credit into our customers’ accounts with us in Tanzania.

Outward Transfers

Customers can transfer funds from their ordinary Foreign Currency accounts to beneficiary’s offshore.

What you’ll need?

  • A dully filled and signed Foreign Funds Transfer request form.
  • A copy of an invoice you need to pay for.

Benefits to Customers

  • Prompt and secure way of transferring funds to and from Tanzania.
  • You can make foreign currency transactions conveniently from the comfort of your home, office or anywhere in the world with our online platforms in US Dollar, Pounds or Euro through our platforms.
    • GAPS
    • Internet banking