Vietnam Launches Asset Management Company to Tackle Non-performing Loans
20 August 2013
Mayer Brown JSM Legal Update
A comprehensive restructuring of Vietnam's banking sector is high on the list of government priorities to put the economy back on track. A key problem in Vietnam's banking sector is the high rate of non-performing loans (NPL), which exceeds 10 percent of the credit portfolio of commercial banks according to some estimates. The ratio of new loans that are NPLs, as well as those in the real estate sector, is particularly high.