SBV To Allow More Foreign Participation

January 2012
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jan2012, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p1
Country Report
The article reports on the decision of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) to enforce another 100 basis points of rate hikes to translate to higher debt servicing costs in Vietnam. It forecasts a growing risks on the profit margins for small and medium-sized enterprises with the rise in debt servicing costs that put pressure on profits. It notes the optimism on the government's efforts to merge small commercial banks and allow greater foreign participation in the banking industry.


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