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Opening of SMBC Dubai Branch(1/1)

March 19, 2007


Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation



Opening of SMBC Dubai Branch



TOKYO, March 19, 2007 --- Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC, President: Masayuki OKU) announces that it opened its Dubai Branch today at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) located in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. SMBC has become the first Japanese commercial bank to establish a branch in the DIFC.


Dubai has traditionally been a logistical centre of the Middle East , and a number of international financial institutions have recently established operations there.  The Dubai branch will be staffed by experts on trade and project finance as well as corporate finance, thereby providing high quality solutions to meet the various financial needs of its customers in the Middle East .



Overview of Dubai Branch


Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Dubai Branch


Building One, 5th Floor, Gate Precinct,

Dubai International Financial Centre,

P.O. Box 506559 Dubai , U.A.E.


Senior Executive Officer : Yukinori Kojima

Contact information

TELF+971 4 428 8000 FAXF+971 4 428 8181


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