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Banking & Finance

In a bind

In a bind

16:05 | 13/7/2015

The conflicting legal framework is a major factor in bad debts being handled so slowly.

Sacombank & Southern Bank to merge

Sacombank & Southern Bank to merge

16:45 | 11/7/2015

Merger expected in fourth quarter of this year.

Kinh Do to buy new Dong A Bank shares

Kinh Do to buy new Dong A Bank shares

15:29 | 11/7/2015

Confectioner to become major shareholder of bank if plans proceed for it to buy 100 million shares.

SBV sets limits for banks

SBV sets limits for banks

16:51 | 10/7/2015

Central bank sets maximum credit growth and outstanding credit for local banks and foreign bank branches.

Petrol and electricity prices under scrutiny

Petrol and electricity prices under scrutiny

12:45 | 10/7/2015

State Audit of Vietnam has inspected the pricing of petrol and may soon look into electricity prices, which are two matters of increasing public...

Two foreign banks to increase capital

Two foreign banks to increase capital

16:35 | 9/7/2015

SBV gives approval to the HCMC branches of Far East National Bank and China Construction Bank Corporation raising their charter capital.

SBV issues directions on handling bad debts

SBV issues directions on handling bad debts

14:22 | 9/7/2015

Central bank directs credit organizations on bringing down bad debt ratios.

Citi permitted to set up local subsidiary

Citi permitted to set up local subsidiary

13:17 | 8/7/2015

Letter of Acceptance from State Bank of Vietnam to be presented in Washington D.C.

20-year bonds issued for first time

20-year bonds issued for first time

12:19 | 8/7/2015

Bonds issued for development investment in 2015.

SBV takes over GPBank

SBV takes over GPBank

15:43 | 7/7/2015

Acquisition the third by central bank following continued poor business performance.

Vietcombank Chairman warns of possible risks

Vietcombank Chairman warns of possible risks

11:00 | 7/7/2015

Credit growth and non-performing loans cited as areas of concern for bank.

Foreign investors heading to stock market

Foreign investors heading to stock market

17:27 | 6/7/2015

With limits on foreign ownership lifted, stock market likely to see greater involvement by foreign investors.

EU - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement

  • Benefits for both
    Benefits for both

    Mr. Chris Humphrey, Executive Director of the EU-ASEAN Business Council, spoke...

  • Driving force
    Driving force

    The EVFTA will make Vietnam an even more attractive investment environment for...

  • Making the most of the EVFTA
    Making the most of the EVFTA

    Experts and industry insiders share their thoughts with VET on the newly-signed...

Trans-Pacific Partnership

Vietnam - Japan Relations

Human Resources in Vietnam

  • Forever changed
    Forever changed

    The formation of the ASEAN Economic Community later this year will alter the...

  • Hard sell
    Hard sell

    Vietnam's growing retail sector has resulted in a boom in personnel demand,...

  • Comings & goings
    Comings & goings

    The upcoming AEC is more important than many realize as regional labor movement...