Japanese investment in Vietnam on the rise in 2019 Business

Japanese investment in Vietnam on the rise in 2019

Japanese investment in Vietnam is expected to grow this year, given Japan’s recent initiative to shift investment to Vietnam and other Mekong River nations, as well as free trade agreements (FTA), experts said.
Foreign investment in banking sector to surge Business

Foreign investment in banking sector to surge

The improved business performance of Vietnamese banks and a Government regulation to require local banks to meet stricter capital regulations as part of Basel II standards is spelling the start of a wave of foreign investment into the country’s finance and banking sector in 2019, experts said.
Banks see higher employee efficiency Business

Banks see higher employee efficiency

Many banks have seen their employee efficiency increase significantly, with each member of staff earning them more than 1 billion VND (43,000 USD) in pre-tax profit on average last year.
MB among strongest banks in Asia-Pacific Business

MB among strongest banks in Asia-Pacific

The Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank (MB) ranked third among 14 Vietnamese banks in the list of 500 strongest banks (AB500) in Asia-Pacific recently released by The Asian Banker.
Selling shares to foreign investors, VCB’s charter capital up Business

Selling shares to foreign investors, VCB’s charter capital up

The charter capital of the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) has risen by 3 percent to 37.1 trillion VND (1.6 billion USD) after its recent sale of more shares to two strategic investors - the Singaporean investment fund GIC Private Limited (GIC) and Japan’s Mizuho Bank.