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Vietnam Establishes Management Firm to Buy Bad Debt


Aug. 1 – Last week, in a move to try to fix its credit-starved economy, Vietnam officially launched the Vietnam Asset Management Company (VAMC) by way of Decree 53/2013/ND-CP. The VAMC will essentially buy up any bad debts that its country’s banks hold. The VAMC, colloquially known as the “bad debt bank”, finally commenced operations […]

Vietnam Delays Debt Classification Rules


May 29 – In order to give banks across Vietnam a greater period of time with which to handle their debts, a major issue in the Vietnamese economy at the moment, Vietnam’s central bank has announced that it will delay rules on the classification of bad debt and the requirements for provisions to deal with […]

Vietnam to Create National Asset Management Company


May. 2 -The Vietnamese government is set to approve a decree that will officially establish a national asset management company to help with the resolution of bad debts in the country. The company has already received the Politburo’s in-principle approval. The central bank has submitted its detailed plans for the company, which will be called […]

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