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Updated: 2016-11-07 14:06:59

Press Release: More than 30,000 households who have just escaped poverty access to preferential loans worth 1.06 trillion VND

(VBSP News) More than 30,000 households who have just escaped poverty were given access to preferential loans worth 1.06 trillion VND (48 million USD) after a month spent implementing a decision by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.

Hơn 12 năm qua, nguồn vốn ưu đãi đã thu hút tạo việc làm cho trên 11,8 triệu lao động, trong đó trên 104 nghìn lao động đi làm việc có thời hạn ở nước ngoài

Continue to borrow preferential loans help households just escaping poverty invest production, sustainable poverty release

The decision created a credit policy to help households escape poverty, said the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP), which is financially in charge of the loans.
Large amounts of preferential loans were given out in the central province of Thanh Hoa – 96.3 billion VND (4.3 million USD). Can Tho in the south saw 50 billion VND (2.25 million USD), the central highlands province of Lam Dong saw 47.4 billion VND (2.1 million USD) and the central highlands province of Dak Lak got 29.5 billion VND (1.3 million USD). Other localities have continued carrying out the loan programme in October.
Under the decision, which took effect on September 5, households escaping poverty are eligible to borrow a maximum amount of 50 million VND (2,250 USD) from VBSP with a yearly preferential interest rate of 8.25 percent for five years to develop production and business. The credit programme creates favourable conditions for the borrowers, due to its simple borrowing procedures and no mortgage requirements.





Poor Households

Lending to poor households 6,6%/year
Lending to poor households in 64 poor districts as stipulated by the Government Resolution No.30a in 2008 3,3%/year

Near Poor Households

Lending to near poor households 7,92%/year


Lending to disadvantaged students 6,6%/year

People in need of loans for job creation

Lending to business establishments owned by war invalids and handicapped persons 3,3%/year


Term Deposit Rate
Overnight 3,04%/year
1 week 3,23%/year
2 week 3,5%/year