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Welcome to Sampath Trade Services, the one-stop-shop for import and export solutions.

At Sampath Bank, we are committed and geared to offer trade solutions beyond your expectations and beyond market boundaries. With our unique combination of financial strength. outstanding trade team and technological innovation, we believe that we could take your business to the next level. In doing so, we have made Trade Services more simple, convenient and dynamic, an edge you will not find elsewhere.

Advantages of Sampath Bank Trade Services

  • Expertise and professional advice, giving the cutting-edge advantage, to be the first to seal a trade deal
  • Ensure the documents meet strict compliance and terms of Documentary Credit.
  • Global presence through a large network of correspondent banks. (Correspondent Banks).
  • Offshore banking facilities to cater to your specific trade needs. (FCBU).
  • The best exchange rates offered in the market. (Treasury).

Colombo &
Matara Super Branches
Trade Online via Vishwa Corporate
SMS Notifications
24-Hours Customer Queries

IMPORT SERVICES

  • Speedy establishment of Documentary Credit.
  • Prompt confirmation of Documentary Credit by our correspondents throughout the globe, at competitive prices.
  • The flexibility of advising Documentary Credit to a preferred bank by your supplier.
  • Promptly notifying the arrival of original shipping documents via SMS Alertz.
  • Issuance of shipping guarantees to eliminate delays in clearance.
  • Financing of imports through Pledge, Trust Receipt and Import loans in both local and foreign currencies.


Colombo &
Matara Super Branches
Trade Online via Vishwa Corporate
SMS Notifications
24-Hours Customer Queries

EXPORT SERVICES

  • Speedy advising of Export Documentary Credit.
  • Prompt confirmation of Documentary Credit.
  • Purchasing/Negotiation of Documentary Credit and Collection bills.
  • Same day dispatching of Export Bills.
  • Status Reports on buyers.
  • SMS Alertz gives you a notice when your account is credited with export bill proceeds.
  • Through GT Nexus platform, ability to avail working capital financing from the moment the purchase order is drawn until the settlement is being made by the buyer.


Colombo &
Matara Super Branches
Trade Online via Vishwa Corporate
SMS Notifications
24-Hours Customer Queries

Now with Vishwa Corporate Online Banking you have the freedom to avail a host of import and export services, wherever you are and wherever you need.

  • Avoid usual visit to the bank to handover Documentary Credit and Amendment applications for processing.
  • Apply and amend Documentary Credits.
  • Receive and print Documentary Credit and amendment Copies.
  • View and print Import & Export Documentary Credits, Documentary Collection Bill details, past operations and other daily updates.
  • Instantly Check Import Bill received.
  • Check Export Bill details.
  • Settle Import Bills.
  • Send authorized requests to the bank.
  • Set up the front end services, according to your company’s security policies.
  • Ability to delegate authority for separate data entry and other functions among your employees.


Colombo &
Matara Super
Branch
Trade Online via Vishwa Corporate
SMS Notifications
24-Hours Customer Queries

Contact Us

24 Hour Customer Queries :
Tel : +94 765265 090/ +94 767298 496/ +94 765780 104
E Mail : tradeservices@sampath.lk 

Business Development Unit :
Tel : +94 114730 150/ 182 

Customer Service Unit :
Branch Customers : +94 11 4730 177/ 192
Credit Department Customers : +94 11 4730 148/ 183/ 193 

Import Documentary Credits :

Documentary Credit 
Opening  for Branch Customers : 
+94 11 4730 164/ 165/ 638
Credit Department Customers : +94 11 4730 175/ 179 

Import Documentary Collections : +94 11 4730 156/ 145   

Export Documentary Credits : +94 11 4730 196/ 143 

Export Documentary Collections
+94 11 4730 157/158/159 /166/180

 

Colombo &
Matara Super Branches
Trade Online via Vishwa Corporate
SMS Notifications
24-Hours Customer Queries