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Foreign investors set sights on poorly-performing banks

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Foreign investors set sights on poorly-performing banks

Foreign financial institutions were eyeing up poorly-performing Vietnamese banks after being given the green light to acquire stakes in local institutions in a move to speed up the restructuring of the country’s banking industry, according to banking expert Nguyen Tri Hieu.

French parliamentarian backs EU-Vietnam free trade agreement

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French parliamentarian backs EU-Vietnam free trade agreement

President of the France-Vietnam Friendship Group at the French National Assembly Stephanie Do said the group strongly backs the signing and ratification of the EU-Vietnam FTA, which she described as a gateway for EU and Vietnam to access each other’s market more easily.

Trade with Southeast Asian markets boosted

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Trade with Southeast Asian markets boosted

Vietnamese companies should further invest in and trade with Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, and Cambodia, which are members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, heard a forum in Ho Chi Minh City on March 28.

Vietnamese, Singaporean Deputy PMs hold talks

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Vietnamese, Singaporean Deputy PMs hold talks

Vietnam and Singapore have rooms for extensive engagements, particularly in the sea, high-quality workforce, and startup fields, Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh said during talks with his Singaporean counterpart Teo Chee Hean in Hanoi on March 22.

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.

Deputy PM receives Samsung Vietnam’s new director

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Deputy PM receives Samsung Vietnam’s new director

The Vietnamese Government highly appreciated investors from the Republic of Korea (RoK), including Samsung, for their efforts towards maintaining the RoK’s position as the largest foreign investor in Vietnam for many years, said Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.

Japanese firms eye up investment in Ha Nam

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Japanese firms eye up investment in Ha Nam

Many Japanese businesses have expressed interest in investing in Vietnam’s northern province of Ha Nam to supply top quality products for the Southeast Asian market and others in the region, said Tsunemasa Teramoto, a representative from Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries.