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2016   Another money transfer system "Contact" was added to the Cartu Bank’s quick money transfers
     
2015   A new money transfer system "Zolotaya Korona" was added to the Cartu Bank’s quick money transfers
     
2015   Upon a comprehensive research on 30 September 2015, „Fitch“ International Rating Company gave Cartu Bank the IDR (Issuer default Rating) „B+ Stable Outlook” award. 
     
2015   For its involvement in the State “Produce in Georgia” program and support to companies, Cartu Bank was conferred Certificate of Gratitude by  the Georgian Employers Association and Entrepreneurship Development Agency. 
     
2015    For the purpose of funding its corporate clients, Cartu Bank offered them the VISA/MasterCard credit cards.
     
2014   Cartu Bank was involved in the State-run “Preferential Agro Loan” and “Produce in Georgia” projects.  
     
2014   Cartu Bank introduced the MasterCard Secure Code top security standard.
     
2013   Cartu Bank branches in the Tbilisi Mtatsminda district, as well as those in the city of Kutaisi and Batumi sea port were made into the service centers. 
     
2013   The Bank structure changed. 
     
2011   The first in the South Caucasus and one of the first in Eastern Europe, Cartu Bank  introduced the Verified by Visa top security standard.
     
2011   Opened the Cartu Bank Service Center in the Tbilisi Isani district. 
     
2009   Opened the Cartu Bank Service Center in the city of Telavi.
     
2008   Opened the Cartu Bank Service Centers in the Tbilisi Saburtalo district and the city of Gori. 
     
2007   Aiming at supporting trade, Cartu Bank reached an agreement with American Express Bank on 1m USD credit-line. 
     
2007    Within the project envisioning financial support from the World Bank, International Development Association (IDA) and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) executed a contract with the Finance Ministry of Georgia. Under this contract, a 2.5 m USD credit line was approved for funding the agricultural projects by the JSC Cartu Bank.
     
2007   An agreement on allotment of a 5 m USD short-term revolving credit line from January 2008 was reached with the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank (BSTDB). A contract on allotment of a 1.5 m USD credit line for funding trade operations in 2007 was signed within the frameworks of the said agreement.
     
2006   Opened a Cartu Bank Service Center in the Tbilisi Vake district. 
     
2006   Cartu Bank and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) signed a contract on guarantee facility for support to trade funding. 
     
2006   Cartu Bank launches express money order service via Money Express, Anelik and Unistream systems. 
     
2006   Cartu Bank introduced the SMS Service. 
     
2006   Cartu Bank was granted the MasterCard e-commerce license. 
     
2005   Cartu Bank was granted the VISA International e-commerce license. 
     
2005   Cartu Bank  introduced Internet banking remote service.  
     
2004   Opened a Cartu Bank branch in the Batumi sea port. 
     
2004    Jointly with its partner banks, Cartu Bank introduced a new product: "Bystraya pochta" (Express Post). remittance system for money orders to Russia and the CIS states (Azerbaijan, Armenia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Tajikistan,  Uzbekistan, Moldova, Belorus). 
     
2004   Upon certification, the JSC Cartu Bank clients were granted the right to payments by MasterCards at outlets and service centers in Georgia. By the time, Cartu Bank was the only one at the local market to provide service of issuing international VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Diners Club plastic cards.
     
2003   Cartu Bank started issuing MasterCards. 
     
2003  

At the business rating annual ceremony held by the Georgian Times Publishing House, the JSC Cartu Bank was declared the winner in “The Best Company/Business of the Year” nomination and, also, was awarded the prize in “Stable Progress and Dynamism”.

     
2003   Cartu Bank was granted the right to servicing the American Express and Diners Club cards.
     
2002    In the Georgian Times publishing house regular business rating, the JSC Cartu Bank and its CEO were nominated among Georgia’s twenty-one top private companies
     
2002   Cartu Bank became a MasterCard-International payments system major member. 
     
2001   Cartu Bank was granted a VISA international card payments system major member status. 
     
2001   Cartu Bank purchased a part of “Absolute” JSC CB assets and liabilities and became the card business full package holder and the owner of a processing center. 
     
2001   Opened Cartu Bank branches in the Tbilisi Mtatsminda district and the city of Kutaisi. 
     
2000   Cartu Bank launched payment order service for natural persons via the Western Union and Impexbank (Импексбанк).
     
1998   Cartu Bank was licensed to issue the Georgian securities. 
     
1998   JSC Rosiisky Credit-Cartu Commercial Bank was renamed the JSC Cartu Bank. 
     
1997   JSC Rosiisky Credit-Cartu Commercial Bank  bacame SWIFT international system member. 
     
1997   JSC Rosiisky Credit-Cartu Commercial Bank was granted a banking license. 
     
1996   Established the JSC Rosiisky Credit-Cartu Commercial Bank.