Leaders grapple with core function of SOEs

Leaders grapple with core function of SOEs

Vietnam’s moves to reform and boost the performance of state-owned enterprises is just the latest in a long line of adjustments over the years, with many other countries continuing to grapple with the very notion of such an enterprise and how they should function in the future.
Plans afoot to aid fortunes of state-owned enterprises

Plans afoot to aid fortunes of state-owned enterprises

Acall has been made for Vietnam to revise the regulations on the management and use of state capital in enterprises to create state-owned groups that can operate more effectively and contribute more to national economic development in line with the direction of the 13th National Party Congress.
PM asks to handle inefficent State-owned enterprises

PM asks to handle inefficent State-owned enterprises

Inefficient State-owned enterprises must be handled this year, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.
Twelve SOEs have losses in 2019: report

Twelve SOEs have losses in 2019: report

The Ministry of Finance has revealed that twelve of 136 wholly state-owned enterprises had posted losses of VND720 billion (US$30.9 million) in the first half of last year, and six others faced warnings regarding financial security.
SOE equitisation plan likely to be missed in 2017-20

SOE equitisation plan likely to be missed in 2017-20

The equitisation of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) has fallen behind the target set by the Government and ministries for 2017-20.
Preparing for the equitisation rush

Preparing for the equitisation rush

Vietnam is now committed to boosting equitisation of many state-owned enterprises in order to create a level playing field.
Powering up process of equitisation

Powering up process of equitisation

Vietnam is expected to speed-up equitisation of state-owned enterprises and divestment of state capital to create a level playing field for business entities and generate funds for infrastructure.
New policy can change owner limit approach

New policy can change owner limit approach

Attracting international investment flows into state-owned enterprises by increasing foreign ownership limits will bring equal treatment between domestic and overseas investors.
Accelerating relentless equitisation

Accelerating relentless equitisation

The Vietnamese government has made the latest bold move in a bid to further accelerate the long-lasting equitisation of state-owned enterprises.
SOEs need solutions to improve business efficiency

SOEs need solutions to improve business efficiency

As State-owned enterprises (SOEs) have many functions in the local economy, they struggle to fulfil their main task of doing business, so they need solutions to improve business efficiency, according to experts.
Gov’t plans to equitize 93 State-owned enterprises through 2020

Gov’t plans to equitize 93 State-owned enterprises through 2020

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a Decision approving the list of 93 State-owned enterprises which will be equitized from now to the end of 2020.
Enhance accountability for SOEs: PM

Enhance accountability for SOEs: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked accountability to be enhanced in the restructuring and divestment of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) to improve the efficiency of the process.
Draft simplifies SOE stake bidding for foreigners

Draft simplifies SOE stake bidding for foreigners

The State Bank of Vietnam has drafted a regulation which would create favourable conditions for foreign investors to join in the process of State-owned enterprises’ (SOEs) privatisation and capital divestment.
667 SOEs equitized but yet listed

667 SOEs equitized but yet listed

As many as 667 equitized State-owned enterprises (SOEs), including many big names, have yet to list their shares on the stock exchanges so far, said Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung on November 21.
State Audit agency will evaluate 25 State enterprises in 2019

State Audit agency will evaluate 25 State enterprises in 2019

The State Audit of Viet Nam (SAV) will audit 25 State-owned enterprises and financial organisations in 2019. They include the State Bank of Viet Nam, 21 economic groups and corporations and three banks and credit institutions.
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