P2P firms waiting for a sandbox Business

P2P firms waiting for a sandbox

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending companies expect that the sandbox for fintech would eliminate unscrupulous businesses and help the market grow significantly.
Experts eye fix for condotel woes Business

Experts eye fix for condotel woes

Experts believe the State's issuance of ownership certificates for non-residential real estate projects will solve existing difficulties in Vietnam’s real estate market.
Ministry eyes tightening corporate bond issuance Business

Ministry eyes tightening corporate bond issuance

The Ministry of Finance will tighten regulations over corporate bond issuance because of an overheating market to protect investors and prevent risks which might arise from the abuse of this capital raising channel.
Investment in farm land needed: experts Business

Investment in farm land needed: experts

Vietnam was in urgent need of policies to develop a transparent and sustainable agricultural land market to attract more investment in the farming sector, according to the Vietnam Real Estate Association.
SMEs fail to make use of plentiful assistance in HCM City Business

SMEs fail to make use of plentiful assistance in HCM City

A number of organisations in Ho Chi Minh City have provided assistance and consultancy for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) while banks have offered them loans on easy terms but they do not make use of either consultancy or loans, heard a conference in the city on October 3.
Central bank to keep monetary policy on hold through 2019 Business

Central bank to keep monetary policy on hold through 2019

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will hold its benchmark refinancing and discount rates at 6.25 percent and 4.25 percent, respectively, in addition to maintaining its 14 percent credit growth target for the remainder of 2019, experts forecast.
HCM City eyes boost to collective sector Business

HCM City eyes boost to collective sector

Local cooperatives need to mobilise capital from their members or cooperate with enterprise members to improve their production and trading, the HCM City Cooperative Alliance has said.
Over 73 percent of Vietnamese firms unable to access credit Business

Over 73 percent of Vietnamese firms unable to access credit

More than 773,000 out of over 1 million firms in the country, or 73.4 percent, are unable to access credit, it was reported at a conference on promoting access to credit held by the National Credit Information Centre (CIC) in Ho Chi Minh City on June 18.