Corporate bonds

Update news Corporate bonds

Outstanding corporate bonds have totaled VND1.4-1.5 million billion, with the demand for capital mobilization via this channel still growing.

Outstanding value of corporate bonds equals 3 percent of total outstanding credit

Total outstanding value of corporate bonds by the end of April 2022 reached 320.4 trillion VND (13.8 billion USD), accounting for a small proportion of the country’s total outstanding credit of 2.86 percent, according to the State Bank of Vietnam.

Finance Ministry names 20 biggest corporate bond issuers

The Ministry of Finance (MOF) has reported to the Prime Minister a list of the 20 biggest bond issuers and the 20 real estate firms which have had the largest amounts of bonds issued. Half of the bonds are unsecured.

Corporate bond market: what will happen if tighter control is imposed?

The Vietnamese corporate bond market is experiencing tough days. Experts say that restoring confidence in bonds and protecting investors are both necessary.

Corporate bonds: from words to action

Minister of Finance Ho Duc Phoc has been sending messages about the development of the capital market, following the Government’s conference last week.

Loopholes in corporate bond market

Since 2018 the Government has issued three Decrees to regulate the Corporate Bonds market which has now grown substantially.

Experts warn of high risk as VND266 trillion of bonds reach maturity this year

As many as VND266 trillion worth of corporate bonds will reach maturity in 2022, accounting for 19 percent of total bonds in circulation.

Vietnam bond market rises to US$91.5 billion in 2021: ADB

At the end of 2021, outstanding Government bonds and corporate bonds comprised 71.3% and 28.7% of the local bond market, respectively.

Real estate firms rush to issue bonds, banks entice people to put money into bonds

According to the Vietnam Bond Market Association, in the first two months of the year, the total corporate bond value issued to the public rose by 31 percent.

The risks of excessive corporate bond issuance

The over-growth of the corporate bond market in the past two years poses threats for the Vietnamese economy in the 2024-2025 period, when these bonds will reach maturity.

Remittances set record of US$18.1 billion

According to the World Bank and Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD), total remittances to Vietnam in 2021 may hit up to $18.1 billion, with about $6.5 - 6.6 billion for HCM City.


Vietnamese investors pour money into realty bonds despite China’s Evergrande case

Realty bonds often catch special attention in the primary market thanks to attractive interest rates, even though warnings are often issued about their risks.

Hard limit for credit institutions buying corporate bonds

Credit institutions with a bad debt ratio of more than 3 per cent are forbidden to buy corporate bonds, according to the latest announcement from the SBV.

‘Three-no bonds’ raise concerns

Some lots of real estate bonds issued under private offerings are expected to become due by the year end. The solvency of issuers amid the difficulties caused by Covid-19 remains questionable.

Finance Ministry issues warning about corporate bonds

After continuously issuing warnings about investment in corporate bonds, the Ministry of Finance has decided to take strong action against companies issuing "problematic" bonds to prevent risky behavior to the market.

High-yield realty bonds allure investors but experts warn of risks

The fledgling property-backed bond market is tempting investors for its inviting high yields but experts still warn investors of potential risks of the products.

Experts warn of high risks from real estate firms' corporate bond issuance

Corporate bonds issued by real estate firms account for a high proportion of securities that mature in three years. Experts warn of high risks if the real estate market cannot recover by that time.

The risks of corporate bonds

The volume of corporate bonds without collateral or guaranteed only by shares issued in the first quarter of 2021 accounted for a large proportion, with a large part owned by real estate firms. This poses a significant risk.

Watchdog agency tightens control over bond issuance

The movement of issuing corporate bonds has cooled down, but the large number of bonds that have been issued with no collateral, or untrustworthy collateral, is viewed as a ‘bubble’ that may burst at any time.

Experts warn of ‘bond bubble’

Businesses are creating virtual assets by issuing corporate bonds, but experts warn that during the Covid-19 pandemic, a ‘bond bubble’ will bring high risks to the economy.