IMF optimistic about Vietnam's economic growth Business

IMF optimistic about Vietnam's economic growth

The first half of this year saw a swift economic rebound as Vietnam’s pandemic restrictions eased following the adoption of a living-with-COVID strategy and a robust vaccination drive, according to an article published on the website of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), imf.org.
Commercial banks tighten real estate lending Business

Commercial banks tighten real estate lending

Some banks have temporarily stopped providing loans to the real estate sector in the short term in the wake of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)'s policy on controlling credit growth in risky areas.
Credit growth in Q1 2022 hits high level Business

Credit growth in Q1 2022 hits high level

Credit growth of credit institutions was quite positive at 5.04 percent at the end of the first quarter of this year, much higher than the 2.16 percent rise in the same period last year, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s Deputy Governor Dao Minh Tu said at the Government’s regular press conference in March.
HCM City credit growth rebounds in Q1 Business

HCM City credit growth rebounds in Q1

Ho Chi Minh City’s credit growth has rebounded, growing by 3.65 percent as of the end of March, up 13.1 percent year-on-year, according to the State Bank of Vietnam’s HCM City branch.
 Bac Giang targets social policy credit growth at 7-10 percent in 2022 Society

Bac Giang targets social policy credit growth at 7-10 percent in 2022

Credit growth of the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP)'s branch in the northern province of Bac Giang is expected to be between 7-10 percent in 2022, according to Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee and head of the representative board of the branch's board of directors Phan The Tuan.
Economic recovery promotes credit growth Business

Economic recovery promotes credit growth

Based on optimism about the prospect of economic recovery, many banks are aiming to achieve growth of 20-30% this year, relying mainly on retail, personal and real estate lending.