6,292 customers assess to loans after 3 years of implementation of Business-Bank Connectivity - 6,292 customers assess to loans after 3 years of implementation of Business-Bank Connectivity - Website Ho Chi Minh City
On July 24, The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) – HCMC branch- coordinated with HCMC Industry and Trade Department hosted a preliminary summing up after 3 years implementing Business-Bank Connectivity program in HCMC.
According to report of SBV-HCMC branch, a total 6,292 customers can be able to access to loan packages worth VND 145,116 billion. In the first 6 months of 2015, the program has exceeded 100% of the year plan with total loans worth VND 77,607 billion. SBV-HCMC branch has coordinated with hi-tech agriculture park, exporting processing zones, industrial zones, HEPZA, business associations, cooperatives and 24 districts of HCMC as a linking bridge for enterprises to access preferential loans with short-medium-long term interest rates from 6-9% per year.
Speaking at the summing up, Mrs. Hong highly appreciated goodwill, efforts of 22 commercial and agricultural banks that are joining the Business-Bank Connectivity program. She said that the program has removed capital and interest rate difficulties for enterprises. The results of the program have contributed to the socio-economic development of HCMC in many fields. Mrs. Hong stressed that the efficiency of the program must be seen by the rate of capital disbursement and business effectiveness of enterprises while avoiding bad debts.
She requested that HCMC Industry and Trade Department, 24 districts must closely review and understand the borrowing demands of enterprises, to remove difficulties for them to access to loans through solutions such as unsecured loans or mortgage loans.
SBV-HCMC branch has launched hot line (08 38211230) for fast access.