Hesitation slows down SOE equitisation Business

Hesitation slows down SOE equitisation

Despite numerous efforts of the Government in speeding up the equitisation of State-owned enterprises, some ministries, sectors, localities and economic groups have showed ineffective performance in the work, thus slowing down the progress of the scheme.
Land issues continue hindering SOE equitisation Business

Land issues continue hindering SOE equitisation

Issues related to land use right continue to pose obstacles to the State-owned enterprises' process of evaluating the businesses and share prices and executing their equitisation plans, experts said at a meeting on August 8.
M&A value reaches 5.43 billion USD in seven months Business

M&A value reaches 5.43 billion USD in seven months

The value of the merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in Vietnam reached 5.43 billion USD in the first seven months of this year, according to data released on July 23 by the AVM Vietnam, a co-organiser of the Vietnam M&A Forum 2019.
Institutional, legal weaknesses hamper SOE restructuring: CIEM Business

Institutional, legal weaknesses hamper SOE restructuring: CIEM

Shortcomings in terms of institutions and laws are the main cause of the sluggish restructuring of State-owned enterprises (SOEs), which may fail to fulfill many important targets by the end of 2020, according to the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM).
Gov’t agencies blamed for lack of corporate transparency Business

Gov’t agencies blamed for lack of corporate transparency

The slow listing of post-equitisation firms, including State-owned enterprises (SOEs), may make Vietnamese firms less attractive regarding a lack of corporate transparency and government agencies managing those firms must be blamed for the problem.
147 SOEs equitised Business

Infographic147 SOEs equitised

Vietnam has equitised 147 state-owned enterprises (SOEs) since 2016, collecting 206.7 trillion VND (~8.8 billion USD) from equitisation and divestment.
SOE equitisation, divestment fall short of target: Ministry Business

SOE equitisation, divestment fall short of target: Ministry

Only 11 State-owned enterprises (SOEs) were equitised in the first nine months of this year, making the country’s target to complete the equitisation of at least 85 SOEs this year unlikely to reach, according to an official from the Ministry of Finance (MoF).