HSBC have recently trimmed Vietnam’s 2021 growth forecast from 6.6 per cent to 6.1 per cent, reflecting the impact of the recent outbreak. That said, once Vietnam is able to contain Covid-19, it should regain its momentum quickly.
With IFC’s support, OCB expects to double its SME lending portfolio by 2024 by leveraging its digital banking platform and developing products that cater to the sector’s needs.
Financial institutions and investment funds have to face some obstacles im making investment into plastic recycling sector.
To support local businesses and help them make a resilient recovery after the Covid-19 pandemic, IFC is providing a $40 million loan to Southeast Asia Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SeABank).
It includes two operations designed to support the central government and Ho Chi Minh City in their efforts to improve urban management and promote a recovery that is inclusive, digitally transformative, and sustainable.
AmCham called Vietnam to ease its lengthy quarantine period for vaccinated travellers.
Four in five European business leaders agree that businesses should be able to inoculate their workforce, reducing the burden on the state budget while also helping to accelerate the government’s vaccination drive.
It is ADB’s first financing of a wind power project in Vietnam, comprising a $35 million A loan directly funded by ADB and an $81 million syndicated B loan.
REE expands its footprint in renewable energy, it is looking for long-term US dollar-based financing that is not readily available in the local market.
In per-labour-force terms, consumer debt even jumped from 41 per cent of income in 2013 to more than 100 per cent in 2020, according to HSBC.
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