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TRANSFERS OF OVER VNĐ10 MILLION WILL REQUIRE BIOMETRIC AUTHENTICATION STARTING JULY 1ST

Biometric security, which will be matched to data stored in the national ID database, is already required to transfer more than VNĐ20 million a day, regardless of the amount of each transfer. Users who transfer money for the first time via mobile banking and e-payment platforms must also log in using biometric information.

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SBV SEEKS TO EXTEND DEBT RESTRUCTURING TO SUPPORT ECONOMIC RECOVERY

On May 15, the SBV announced it is seeking feedback on a draft amendment to Circular 02/2023/TT-NHNN, which is designed to help mitigate the rise in non-performing loans on banks’ balance sheets and to allow banks to continue assisting customers facing financial difficulties.

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MULTINATIONALS KEEN TO THRASH OUT GLOBAL TAX ARRANGEMENTS

“Samsung has been aware of the GMT since its early days, and is eager to gain insights into the Vietnamese government’s support for businesses in line with its implementation,” she said at the event, hosted by the Vietnam Association of Foreign Invested Enterprises and the Washington-based International Tax and Investment Centre (ITIC).

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TAX AND FEE SUPPORT HINGES ON MPI PROPOSAL APPROVAL

“Business and production activities of enterprises remain in big difficulties. Domestic purchasing power has reduced and people are tightening their belts,” the MPI stated. “Demands in the domestic market are still standing at a low level, while manufacturing and processing enterprises have low competition. These are among the biggest difficulties.”

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DEPOSIT INTEREST RATES FORECAST TO HIT BOTTOM IN Q1 2024

In a macro report released last week, analysts of the MB Securities Company (MBS) believe that in the context of more positive growth of export and investment and consumption against last year, capital demand will return to balance instead of surplus as currently. They forecast that credit growth in 2024 will reach about 13-14 per cent.

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BAO MINH INSURANCE TEAM UP WITH TECHNOLOGY PARTNER HILLRIDGE TO OFFER INSURANCE FOR FARMERS

Australian insurtech firm Hillridge launched a new partnership with Bao Minh Insurance on March 7 that offers its new Typhoon Index Insurance product, a Vietnam-first new parametric product to protect Vietnamese acacia timber farmers from the nation's devastating typhoons.

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TAX SECTOR TO TIGHTEN MANAGEMENT FOR E-COMMERCE ACTIVITIES

The rapid development of e-commerce in recent times has posed significant challenges to the tax management in Việt Nam. The tax sector is coordinating with relevant ministries and branches to seek suitable solutions to development requirements and practices serving tax management and preventing tax loss.

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SIGNIFICANT PRESSURE ON CORPORATE BONDS MATURING IN 2024

According to the latest data compiled by the Việt Nam Bond Market Association (VBMA), the Hà Nội Stock Exchange (HNX) and the State Securities Commission, as of the information release date of February 23, 2024, the total value of corporate bonds due in the remaining part of this year is VNĐ258.2 trillion (US$10.5 million). 


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