Large banks as well as smaller ones are seeking foreign investors in today's competitive market.
Many commercial banks have reported profits of trillions of dong in the first half of the year.
A bunch of Vietnamese banks are in the race to meet the requirements on capital adequacy ratio (CAR) following Basel II standards right in 2019, one year earlier than the deadline for implementation on January 1, 2020.
Experts can see high risks in using money from the state budget to increase the charter capital of state-owned banks.
Banks, which all reported big profits for 2018, are using the money to improve their financial capability.