Vietnamese central bank invited to become BIS member Business

Vietnamese central bank invited to become BIS member

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has been invited to become a member of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the first expansion of the prestigious international financial institution's central bank membership base since 2011.
Vietnam achieves impressive economic growth: WB Business

Vietnam achieves impressive economic growth: WB

Vietnam’s economy has performed well in 2019, with GDP expanding by an estimated 6.8 percent, public debt reduced by nearly 8 percentage point of GDP since 2016, and a trade balance surplus for fourth year in a row, according to the World Bank (WB)’s report released on December 17.
KEB Hana named strategic shareholder of BIDV Business

KEB Hana named strategic shareholder of BIDV

KEB Hana Bank of the Republic of Korea (RoK) has become a strategic shareholder of the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), helping the latter to have the biggest charter capital among Vietnamese banks.
HDBank receives green finance award Business

HDBank receives green finance award

HDBank has recently been awarded the Green Deal Award by the Asian Development Bank in Singapore, making this the first time a Vietnamese participating financial institution of ADB has won this award.
Japanese bank eyes EVN’s energy projects Business

Japanese bank eyes EVN’s energy projects

The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) is interested in investment plans for energy projects of the Vietnam Electricity (EVN) and Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PVN), unveiled Kazuhisa Yumikura, Managing Executive Officer and Global Head of Infrastructure and Environment Finance Group at JBIC.
China, Japan to sign MoU with Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor World

China, Japan to sign MoU with Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor

The Thai Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) Office is scheduled to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the China Development Bank (CDB) and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) for financial support of investment projects next week, according to Thailand’s media.
Vietnam affirms commitment to contributing to IFAD activities Politics

Vietnam affirms commitment to contributing to IFAD activities

Ambassador Nguyen Thi Bich Hue, Vietnamese Permanent Representative to the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), has lauded the fund’s support to Vietnam over the years and affirmed the Vietnamese Government wants to strengthen cooperation with and contribute more to the fund’s activities.