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Updated: 2017-07-14 20:29:36

VBSP aims to provide 1.8 billion USD to southwestern region in 2030

(VBSP News) – The Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) aims to offer 41 trillion VND (1.8 billion USD) of loans to the southwest region in 2030, up 13 trillion VND (571 million USD), or 46 percent, compared to 2016, with average credit growth of 10 percent each year.

VBSP provided 1.22 billion VND to 2.06 million poor residents and policy beneficiaries in southwestern region in 2016

(Photo: VNA)

VBSP will strive keep overdue debts below 1 percent of total outstanding balance and unpaid interest to fall at least 15 percent each year.

Phó Thống đốc NHNN Đào Minh Tú phát biểu tại Hội nghị

Vice Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam Dao Minh Tu remarked at the conference

Tổng Giám đốc NHCSXH Dương Quyết Thắng báo cáo kết quả thực hiện Đề án trong 5 năm qua

VBSP General Director Duong Quyet Thang reported a five-year result of improving inclusive finance for the Southwest region

VBSP General Director Duong Quyet Thang said that the bank will continue following the directions of the Party, Government, the Steering Committee for Southwest Region, ministries and regional localities in designing credit policies for the region.

Vice Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam Dao Minh Tu said that the State bank will work with agencies to give a more complete legal framework for the bank’s operation, while continue to seek capital resources for the bank.

The State Bank of Vietnam will also monitor VBSP credit programmes to ensure their quality and effectiveness in reducing poverty and ensuring social welfare in the region.

Last year, VBSP’s total outstanding balance in the south-western region reached more than 27.83 trillion VND (1.22 billion VND), benefiting more than 2.06 million poor residents and policy beneficiaries, 10.91 trillion VND (479 million VND) higher than that of 2011, with an average increase of 10.5 percent in the 2012-2016 period compared to 1.8 percent of the country’s average credit growth.

Source: VNA




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