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Janet Kwong at (323) 727-6380 Email: Janet.Kwong@bankofthewest.com

or

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Bank of the West
SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE

Important Announcement

Bank of the West Trade will be unavailable for maintenance on Sunday, August 09, 2015 from 2:00AM 5:00AM.

We apologize for any inconvenience.


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

EFFECTIVE JUNE 01, 2015

Effective June 01 2015, Bank of the West Global Trade Operations is moving to a new location.  Kindly mark your records accordingly to reflect the change.

All presentations and correspondence relating to the Letters of Credit or Documentary Collections must be sent to the following address:

Bank of the West

Global Trade Operations

13300 Crossroads Parkway North

Mail Sort: SC-XRD-2W-G

City of Industry, CA 91746


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR EXPORT DOCUMENTARY COLLECTIONS

EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 01, 2015

 

Bank of the West is committed to regulatory compliance and continual strengthening of our products and services.  As such, effective February 1, 2015, we will be making a modification to our Trade Portal service for documentary collections which will route the collection cover letters to the bank for review and approval.  After approval, the cover letter will be routed back to you to allow for printing and sending.  Transactions received prior to 2:00pm (PT) will be processed and returned on the same business day.  Transactions received after 2:00pm (PT), or on a non-banking day will be processed on the next banking day.  Questions should be directed to Global Trade Operations at (888) 600-8723.


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT BANK RELATIONSHIPS

ANNOUNCEMENT DATE 07/31/2015

EFFECTIVE 09/07/2015, BANK OF THE WEST WILL NO LONGER PROCESS TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM THE FOLLOWING FOREIGN FANANCIAL INSTITUTIONS:

Bank Negara Malaysia (Malaysia)

Bank of Alexandria SAE (Egypt)

Bank of Cyprus (Cyprus)

Jiangsu Yixing Rural Commercial Bank (China)

Sparkasse Ulm (German)

The Housing Bank for Trade and Finance Algeria (Algeria)

Union Bank of the Philippines (Philippines)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT BANK RELATIONSHIPS

ANNOUNCEMENT DATE 08/07/2015

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, BANK OF THE WEST WILL NOT PROCESS TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM FBME BANK LTD.

FBME Bank Ltd. (Cyprus)

FBME Bank Ltd. (Cayman Islands)

FBME Bank Ltd. (Lebanon)

FBME Bank Ltd. (Tanzania)

FBME Bank Ltd. (Russian Federation)

aka FBME Bank

aka Federal Bank of Lebanon SAL

aka Federal Bank of the Middle East Ltd.


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT BANK RELATIONSHIPS PART 1

ANNOUNCEMENT DATE 6/18/2015

EFFECTIVE 6/19/2015, BANK OF THE WEST WILL NO LONGER PROCESS TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM THE FOLLOWING FOREIGN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS:

Ahli United Bank aka Ahli United Bank (Egypt) SAE (Egypt)

Al Baraka Bank (Pakistan) Limited (Pakistan)

Albaraka Turk Participation Bank (Turkey)

Andhra Bank (India)

Asia commercial Bank (Vietnam)

Banco Caixa de Angola (Angola)

aka Banco Caixa Geral Totta De Angola SA (Angola)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT BANK RELATIONSHIPS PART 2

ANNOUNCEMENT DATE 6/18/2015

EFFECTIVE 6/19/2015, BANK OF THE WEST WILL NO LONGER PROCESS TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM THE FOLLOWING FOREIGN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS:

Banco Promerica Centro De Estilo LA (El Salvador)

Bank OCBC NISP (Indonesia)

Banque Al-Baraka D'Algerie (Algeria)

Busan Bank (South Korea)

China Guangfa Bank (China)

Denizbank AS (Turkey)

East West Banking Corporation (Philippines)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT BANK RELATIONSHIPS PART 3

ANNOUNCEMENT DATE 6/18/2015

EFFECTIVE 6/19/2015, BANK OF THE WEST WILL NO LONGER PROCESS TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM THE FOLLOWING FOREIGN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS:

Habib Bank Limited (Pakistan)

Faysal Bank Limited (Pakistan)

MCB Bank Limited (Pakistan)

NIB Bank Limited (Pakistan)

National Bank of Pakistan (Pakistan)

Noor Bank PJSC (United Arab Emirates)

Paramount Universal Bank Limited (Kenya)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT BANK RELATIONSHIPS PART 4

ANNOUNCEMENT DATE 6/18/2015

EFFECTIVE 6/19/2015, BANK OF THE WEST WILL NO LONGER PROCESS TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM THE FOLLOWING FOREIGN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS:

State Bank of Hyderabad (India)

The Hokuriku Bank Limited (Japan)

UCO Bank (Hong Kong)

Zhejiang Chouzhou Commercial Bank (China)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR WOORI BANK

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!! 06/16/2015

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM THE FOLLOWING FOREIGN FINANCIAL INSTITUTION:

Woori Bank (South Korea)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT BANK RELATIONSHIPS

ANNOUNCEMENT DATE 06/08/2015

EFFECTIVE 07/13/2015 BANK OF THE WEST WILL NO LONGER PROCESS TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM THE FOLLOWING FOREIGN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS:

Amen Bank (Tunisia)

Arab Jordan Investment Bank (Jordan)

Societe Generale de Banque Au Liban (Lebanon)

Ping An Bank Co. Ltd. (China)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT BANK PART 1

ANNOUNCEMENT DATE 05/18/2015

EFFECTIVE ON 06/22/2015 BANK OF THE WEST WILL NO LONGER PROCESS TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM THE FOLLOWING FOREIGN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS:

Arab Jordan Investment Bank (Lebanon and Jordan)

Bank Al Ethad (Lebanon and Jordan)

Banque Audi SAL aka Bank Audi SAL (Lebanon and Jordan)

Bankmed SAL (Lebanon and Jordan)

Banque Libano Francaise (Lebanon and Jordan)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT BANK PART 2

ANNOUNCEMENT DATE 05/18/2015

EFFECTIVE ON 06/22/2015 BANK OF THE WEST WILL NO LONGER PROCESS TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM THE FOLLOWING FOREIGN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS:

BLOM Bank SAL (Lebanon and Jordan)

BSL Bank SAL (Lebanon and Jordan)

Byblos Bank SAL (Lebanon and Jordan)

Fransabank SAL (Lebanon and Jordan)

Jordan Islamic Bank (Lebanon and Jordan)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT BANK PART 3

ANNOUNCEMENT DATE 05/18/2015

EFFECTIVE ON 06/22/2015 BANK OF THE WEST WILL NO LONGER PROCESS TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM THE FOLLOWING FOREIGN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS:

Jordan Kuwait Bank (Lebanon and Jordan)

Lebanon and Gulf Bank SAL (Lebanon and Jordan)

Societe Gererale De Banque Au Liban (Lebanon and Jordan)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT BANK PART 4

ANNOUNCEMENT DATE 05/18/2015

EFFECTIVE ON 06/22/2015 BANK OF THE WEST WILL NO LONGER PROCESS TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM THE FOLLOWING FOREIGN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS:

Bank of Jordan PLC (Lebanon and Jordan)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR BRITISH ARAB COMMERCIAL BANK

APRIL 10, 2015

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM BRITISH ARAB COMMERCIAL BANK.

British Arab Commercial Bank, United Kingdom


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR COMMERZBANK AG, GERMANY

APRIL 03, 2015

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM THIS BANK

Commerzbank AG, Germany


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR BANCA PRIVADA D’ ANDORRA S.A. (PART 1)

MARCH 13, 2015

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM BANCA PRIVADA D ANDORRA S.A.

Banca Privada d' Andorra S.A. (Andorra)

BPA Fons, SAU (Andorra)

BPA Gestio, SAU (Andorra)

BPA Serveis, SAU (Andorra)

Banca Privada d' Andorra (Uruguay) S.A. (Uruguay)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR BANCA PRIVADA D’ ANDORRA S.A. (PART 2)

MARCH 13, 2015

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM BANCA PRIVADA D ANDORRA S.A.

BPA Financing, S.A.R.L. (Luxenbourg)

BPA IPWM (Suisse), S.A. (Switzerland)

Banca Privada d' Andorra, S.A. (Panama) (Panama)

BPA Valores, S.A. (Panama)

BPA International Trust, S.A. (Panama)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR BANCA PRIVADA D’ ANDORRA S.A. (PART 3)

MARCH 13, 2015

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM BANCA PRIVADA D ANDORRA S.A.

Noswey, S.A. (Uruguay)

BPA Finance, P.L.C. (Ireland)

BMadrid Mexico S.A. de C.V. SOFOM (Mexico)

Banco de Madrid, S.A. (Spain)

Interdin, S.A. (Spain)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR BANCA PRIVADA D’ ANDORRA S.A. (PART 4)

MARCH 13, 2015

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM BANCA PRIVADA D ANDORRA S.A.

BPA Assegurances, SAU (Andorra)

Les Llenguaderes dels Vilars, SL (Andorra)

Cabala, SL (Andorra)

Zaguer Inmoprom, S.L. (Spain)

Vigilancia i Proteccio, SA (Andorra)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR BANCA PRIVADA D’ ANDORRA S.A. (PART 5)

MARCH 13, 2015

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM BANCA PRIVADA D ANDORRA S.A.

Banco Madrid Gestion de Activos, S.G.I.I.C., S.A.U. (Spain)

BMN Gestion de Activos, S.G.I.I.C., S.A. (Spain)

Interdin Bolsa, Sociedad de Valores, S.A.U. (Spain)

BPA Finance, PLC (Ireland)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR BANCA PRIVADA D’ ANDORRA S.A. (PART 6)

MARCH 13, 2015

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM BANCA PRIVADA D ANDORRA S.A.

MB Corredors d' Assegurances, SA (Andorra)

Consultora de Riesgos Financieros, S.A. (Spain)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANK

ANNOUNCEMENT DATE 02/09/2015

EFFECTIVE ON 03/13/2015 BANK OF THE WEST WILL NOT PROCESS NEW TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM THE NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANK

The National Commercial Bank (Saudi Arabia)

aka Saudi National Commercial Bank (Saudi Arabia)

aka AlAhli Bank (Saudi Arabia)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR JAMMU AND KASHMIR BANK LTD.

ANNOUNCEMENT DATE 02/09/2015

EFFECTIVE ON 03/13/2015 BANK OF THE WEST WILL NOT PROCESS NEW TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM JAMMU AND KASHMIR BANK LTD.

Jammu and Kashmir Bank Ltd. (India)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR BANK OF DANDONG

JANUARY 26, 2015

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM BANK OF DANDONG

Bank of Dandong (China)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ARAB FINANCE HOUSE SA

JANUARY 26, 2015

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM ARAB FINANCE HOUSE SA

Arab Finance House SA (Lebanon)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR EXITED FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT BANK RELATIONSHIPS

JANUARY 26, 2015

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM WITH THESE BANKS

Trust Bank Algeria (Algeria)

Zhejang Zhuji Rural Commercial Bank (China)

Fransabank SAL (Lebanon)

Wahda Bank (Lybia)

Public Bank Berhad (Malaysia)

Bank of the Philippine Islands (Philippines)

Turkiye Finans Katılım Bankası A.S. (Turkey)

Turkiye Halk Bankasi A.S. (Turkey)

Commercial Bank International (United Arab Emirates)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ARAB BANK GROUP (PART5)

JANUARY 21, 2015

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM ARAB BANK GROUP

     Arab Bank PLC (China)

     Arab Bank PLC (Kazakhstan)

     Arab Bank PLC (South Korea)

     Arab Bank PLC (United States)

     Arab Bank Syria (Syria)

     Arab Investment Bank S.A.L. (Lebanon)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ARAB BANK GROUP (PART4)

DECEMBER 22, 2014          LAST UPDATE: 01/21/2015

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM ARAB BANK GROUP

     Arab Investment Bank (Egypt)

     Al Arabi Investment Group Company (Jordan & Palestine)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ARAB BANK GROUP (PART3)

NOVEMBER 26, 2014          LAST UPDATE: 01/21/2015

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM ARAB BANK GROUP

Arab National Bank (Saudi Arabia)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ARAB BANK GROUP (PART2)

SEPTEMBER 24, 2014          LAST UPDATE: 01/21/2015

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM ARAB BANK GROUP

Europe Arab Bank (Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom)

Oman Arab Bank S.A.O.C. (Oman)

Islamic International Arab Bank PLC (Jordan)

Turkland Bank (Turkey)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ARAB BANK GROUP (PART1)

SEPTEMBER 24, 2014          LAST UPDATE: 01/21/2015

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM ARAB BANK GROUP

Arab Bank PLC (Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Yemen)

Arab Bank Australia Ltd. (Australia)

Arab Bank Switzerland (Switzerland)

Arab Sudanese Bank (Sudan)

      Arab Tunisian Bank (Tunisia)


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR NATIONAL SOCIETE GENERAL BANK

DECEMBER 26, 2014

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM NATIONAL SOCIETE GENERAL BANK AKA QNB ALAHLI AKA QATAR NATIONAL BANK ALAHLI S.A.E.

QNB Alahli

Qatar National Bank Alahli S.A.E.

Formerly: National Societe General Bank S.A.E.


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR SAHARA BANK

DECEMBER 24, 2014

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM SAHARA BANK.


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR AL RAJHI BANK

DECEMBER 22, 2014

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM AL RAJHI BANK.

     Al Rajhi Bank

     Al Rajhi Banking & Investment Corporation (Malaysia) Berhad


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ASYA KATILIM BANKASI AS

DECEMBER 19, 2014

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM ASYA KATILIM BANKASI AS.


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR BANQUE SOCREDO

DECEMBER 19, 2014

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM BANQUE SOCREDO.


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR EXPORT DEVELOPMENT BANK

DECEMBER 19, 2014

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM EXPORT DEVELOPMENT BANK.


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR HANGZHOU UNITED RURAL COMMERCIAL BANK CO. LTD.

DECEMBER 19, 2014

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM HANGZHOU UNITED RURAL COMMERCIAL BANK CO. LTD.

     Hangzhou United Rural Commercial Bank

     Hangzhou United Rural Commercial Bank Co. Ltd.

     Hangzhou United Bank


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR MISR IRAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

DECEMBER 19, 2014

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM MISR IRAN DEVELOPMENT BANK.


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ABU DHABI ISLAMIC BANK

DECEMBER 19, 2014

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM ABU DHABI ISLAMIC BANK.

     Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

     Formerly: National Bank for Development


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR NORTH AFRICA COMMERCIAL BANK SAL

DECEMBER 19, 2014

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM NORTH AFRICA COMMERCIAL BANK SAL.


Bank of the West
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL BANK OF AZERBAIJAN OJSC

DECEMBER 18, 2014

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY!!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM INTERNATIONAL BANK OF AZERBAIJAN OJSC (RUSSIA AND GEORGIA).


Bank of the West
LIBYA TRADE TRANSACTION

OCTOBER 10, 2014

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR COUNTRY OF LIBYA!

"BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING TRANSACTIONS TO OR FROM LIBYA


Bank of the West
RUSSIAN BANKS

OCTOBER 10, 2014

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT RUSSIAN BANKS!

BANK OF THE WEST IS NO LONGER PROCESSING WITH THE FOLLOWING BANKS IN RUSSIA:

       Bank of Moscow

       Gazprombank

       Rosselkhozbank

       Vneshekonombank (VNB)

       Vneshtorgbank (VTB)

       Sberbank


Bank of the West
Ivory Coast

We have been informed that banks in the Ivory Coast are closed.

Do not send Direct Export Collection documents to this country.

If you anticipate doing business in this country, please contact

Global Trade Services (888-600-8723).