Global Wire Transfer Choices
This paper presents a global review of how local, regional
and international interbank wire transfers are executed. The paper analyzes funds transfer systems in
Poland, France, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Finland, Russia, Israel, Canada,
the U.S., Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, China, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, in
addition to European, West African, Central African and global systems.
Gross systems analyzed in this paper include SWIFT,
TARGET2, Sorbnet, SIC, TARGET2-Suomen
Pankki, BESP, SyGMA, STAR-UEMOA, Zahav, Fedwire, LVTS, SPEI, STR, MEP, CNAPS,
Zengin RTGS, MEPS+, BAHTNET, and RTGS.
For each country’s system, a summary is provided as well as a table
indicating regional service locations, time frame (speed of delivery), volume,
and size of transactions able to be processed.
This report provides information on the time, cost and
volume constraints of the underlying systems.
The funds transfer systems that exist in a particular region form a
necessary backbone for most payment systems and this report lends crucial
insight into how these systems operate.
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