Foreign Currency Account

  • Maximise your extra cash

    Protected by PIDM up to RM250,000 for each depositor.


  • Attractive returns in terms of higher interest rates depending on the currency of your deposit,
  • Flexible placement periods, ranging from overnight to 12 months,
  • Call account pays interest subject to a specified minimum average balance,
  • Foreign currencies accepted for deposit are US Dollar, Australian Dollar, New Zealand Dollar, Sterling Pound, Euro, Hong Kong Dollar, Singapore Dollar and Japanese Yen.

Type of Foreign Currency Account

TradeFCA@UOB Promotion

4 May to 31 December 2020

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UOB Foreign Currency Time Deposit Account

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UOB Trade/Investment Foreign Currency Account

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When convenience meets with savings

A bundle of savings awaits you when you open a new USD Trade Foreign Currency Account with a minimum opening balance of USD50,000 and subscribes to our Business Internet Banking Plus (BIBPlus) Premium Package.


  • Save on your first 12 overseas outward telegraphic transfer transactions made via BIBPlus service from your USD Trade Foreign Currency Account
  • Waiver on your BIBPlus Premium Package subscription fees
  • Enjoy preferential rate of interest on Credit Bills Purchased (CBP) transactions
  • Waiver of document checking fee of RM50 on CBP transactions
  • Hassle free with our electronic advise of Letter of Credit (e-LC) service


Terms and Conditions: ENG


With the UOB Foreign Currency Time Deposit Account, you can deposit your foreign currencies for a period ranging from 1 to 12 months and enjoy amazing high interest rates!

Enjoy the flexibility of withdrawing your foreign currencies as and when you like, with option to place your foreign currencies in the UOB Trade/Investment Foreign Currency Account. Unlike any other current account, you get to earn interest, depending on your minimum average balance.


That's not all! No minimum deposit is required. This means that you can enjoy the flexibility of truly being in control of your own money.


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Terms and Conditions: ENG