Canadia Bank is located on Street 93 (Preah Monivong), Sangket Wat Phnom, Khan Daun Penh. It was established on 11 November 1991, as the Canadia Gold & Trust Corporation Limited, under a joint-venture with overseas Cambodians and the National Bank of Cambodia, and as a sole office financial institution managed by the former staff of the National Bank of Cambodia and Canadian Cambodian shareholders. The main activities were based on gold transaction, gold plaque manufacture and credit to local merchants.
In 19 April 1993, the name of the institution was changed to “Canadia Bank Ltd.”, and subsequently to “Canadia Bank plc.” on 16 December 2003, as a commercial bankregistered under the Ministry of Commerce and the National Bank of Cambodia. Since privatization in 1998, the bank has become one of the largest local banks. It offers various financial services through its ten branches within Cambodia and 23 international correspondent banks, and currently holds and plans to extend noteworthy agricultural interests.