Vietcombank’s bad debts lowest ever in 2020 Business

Vietcombank’s bad debts lowest ever in 2020

The Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) recorded a bad debt ratio of 0.6 percent last year, the lowest so far and in the sector, compared to 0.78 percent in 2019.
Central bank proposes expanding VAMC's operation Business

Central bank proposes expanding VAMC's operation

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has proposed expanding the Vietnam Asset Management Company's (VAMC) operations, saying the agency should purchase and sell bad debts and assets of all sectors in the economy.
Politburo member given warning as disciplinary measure Politics

Politburo member given warning as disciplinary measure

The Politburo has decided to give a warning to Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee and head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh as a disciplinary measure for his mistakes during the time he served as Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam.
Major Thai banks pledge support to pandemic-hit SMEs World

Major Thai banks pledge support to pandemic-hit SMEs

The Thai Bankers Association on November 2 said that major Thai commercial banks have pledged to provide financial support to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) amid a fragile economy rocked by the COVID-19 pandemic.
HDBank remains on high growth path in Q3 Business

HDBank remains on high growth path in Q3

The Ho Chi Minh City Development Joint Stock Commercial Bank (HDBank, HOSE: HDB) reported pre-tax profits of 3.61 trillion VND (155.5 million USD) for the first nine months of 2020, a year-on-year increase of 31.9 percent and equivalent to 107 percent of the target.
Greater efforts needed to tackle bad debts: Experts Business

Greater efforts needed to tackle bad debts: Experts

The Government has directed the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) to add non-performing loan (NPL) settlement regulations under Resolution No.42/2017/QH14 into the revised Law on Credit Institutions, SBV Deputy Governor Nguyen Kim Anh has said.