ARB Apex Bank

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ARB Apex Bank
Native name
ARB Apex Bank Limited
IndustryFinancial services
HeadquartersNo. 5, 9th Road, Gamel Abdul Nasser Avenue, ,
Key people
James Kwame Otieku (Chairman)

ARB Apex Bank is a mini central bank for the Rural & Community Banks (RCBs). The basic facts: [1]

  • January 2000 - bank was registered as a public limited liability company
  • June 2001 - received a banking license
  • August 2001 - admitted to the Bankers Clearing House as the 19th member.

It started its banking business on 2 July 2002.[2] In 2018, it claimed to be the first bank in Ghana to issue bank cards to EMV standards which allow payments on the Gh-link platform.[3]

Rural banks are financed mainly via the Rural Financial Services Project (RFSP), that is a project of the Government of Ghana to solve the operational problems of the rural financial sector. [4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "About us". ARB Apex Bank Limited. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  2. ^ "ARB Apex Bank". Business Ghana. Business Ghana. Retrieved 17 May 2018. The ARB Apex Bank commenced banking business on 2nd July, 2002.
  3. ^ Krampah, Seth (22 January 2018). "ARB Apex Bank first to roll out GH-Link EMV standard technology". Business & Financial Times Online. Business & Financial Times Limited. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  4. ^ "ARB APEX BANK LIMITED". Devex. Retrieved 16 March 2017.

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