PSB offers a range of special banking products for foreign trade participants, which helps the companies to simplify and support their activities in this field.
A Customs Card allows businesses to pay customs duties online using terminals installed at the customs post or in the company's office, as well as through the Alta-Soft and STM programs.
Companies can make payments during the customs cargo registration, they can indicate budget classification codes, pay at any customs posts, link several cards to one banking account and receive payment reports by SMS or email.
The Card is connected to the payment systems “Customs Card” and “Multiservice Payment System”, for which it is necessary to conclude an agreement with the PSB, to open an account and issue an application for the production of personalized cards.
Another product for foreign trade participants is a Customs Guarantee. The Guarantee is issued in Russian rubles, US dollars and euros for up to one year in the amount of obligations to customs authorities.
It also helps to ensure the obligations for customs duties payments, to include a legal entity in the register of persons conducting their activities in the field of customs, and the fulfillment of import obligations for the proper use of excise stamps. A security deposit covering the amount of the guarantee is required.
PSB has also launched the "Import with Us" campaign, where all foreign trade commissions already include VAT, which simplifies cost control and makes the process more transparent. The offer, which applies to transactions in US dollars, euros and Chinese yuan, can be used by clients who have the status of a foreign trade participant and a tax resident of the Russian Federation.