KARACHI - Standard Chartered has won Best International Trade Bank in Pakistan award for excellence from Euromoney for its outstanding performance in Trade Finance for the year 2011, says a press release. The Standard Chartered Trade team in Pakistan is recognised in the industry for its unmatched on-the-ground expertise, its relationship-focused approach to business and a solid track record of innovative, award-winning and client centric solutions. The award was based on a reader poll organised as part of Euromoneys Trade Finance 2011 Awards for Excellence. Commenting on this achievement, Imran Sarwar, Managing Director, Origination and Client Coverage, Standard Chartered Pakistan said: We are delighted to have won this level of international recognition for our banking service. It acknowledges the quality and dedication of our staff and our commitment to our customers. These awards attest to our continued success in delivering creative, world class solutions to our clients across the product spectrum. Its great to see that success recognised by a global magazine that is widely read by our clients as well as our competitors. Selection criteria for this award encompass inputs from industry analysts, corporate executives and technology experts. The criteria include transaction volume, market share, global coverage, customer service, competitive pricing and technology. This award is given to those institutions that provide fast, reliable and cost effective services while serving the specific needs of a diverse range of customers through innovative products and ideas.