Banks of Thailand
Originates banking system in Thailand in 1851, it was then that was launched Treasury bills. At the end of the XIX century in Thailand, private banks began to issue banknotes: the Bank of Indochina, the Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China Banking Corporation Hong Kong and Shanghai. In 1939, as a department of the Ministry of Finance was established Thai national banking offices. April 28, 1942 based on the Bureau of State Bank founded Siam. In 1949, the bank was renamed Bank of Thailand.
To date, the largest banks in Thailand are:
Kasikorn Bank Public Company Limited-founded in 1945, today it is the most popular bank in Thailand, this is where a foreigner can open an account and get a debit card only with a passport from any visa without additional documentation. Limits on cash withdrawals at ATMs - 20,000 baht. (If necessary, a larger amount, you can make a few times and take off a few times in a single ATM (cash machine)
Siam Commercial Bank
Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited - Bank of Thailand's oldest, founded in 1906 by members of the Royal Family of Thailand, so traditionally popular among Thai business elite.
Thai Military Bank Public Company Limited-founded in 1956, was originally created to serve the needs of the Ministry of Defence of Thailand, military personnel and their families. Because of this, became very popular among ordinary Thais, especially those living in the northern regions of Thailand.
Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited (Thanakan Krung Thep) - Thailand's biggest bank, founded in 1944, serves the majority of the capital of corporations and foreign missions. Limits on cash withdrawals at ATMs - 25,000 baht. (If necessary, a larger amount, you can make a few times and take off a few times in a single ATM (cash machine)
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