Update news SOEs

Electricity regulatory unit leaves EVN with $2 million debt

The State Capital Management Commission (SCMC) has sent a document to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) showing its view about the splitting of Electricity Regulatory Authority of Vietnam (ERAV) from Electricity of Vietnam (EVN).

Revenue of 19 State groups, corporations accounts for 20% of 2022 GDP

The total consolidated revenue of 19 State-owned economic groups and corporations hit 1.871 quadrillion VND (77.9 billion USD) last year, or 20% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), up 0.6% from 2018.

Ministry proposes transfer of 11 SOEs to CMSC, SCIC

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed transferring 11 SOEs in which it represented the State ownership to the Commission for the Management of State Capital at Enterprises and the State Capital Investment Corporation.

SOEs face tough path toward digital transformation

State-owned enterprises (SOEs) have a long history and social prestige, but their large operation scale and way of thinking and management appear to be barriers to digital transformation.

Vietnam Airlines requested to transfer Skypec to Petrovietnam

The Government has just requested the Commission for the Management of State Capital at Enterprises to carry out plans to transfer Vietnam Air Petrol Company (Skypec) from the Vietnam Airlines Corporation to the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group.

SCIC unveils first phase of 73 enterprise divestment plan for 2023

The State Capital Investment Corporation (SCIC) has recently announced its first phase of divestments for 2023, which includes 73 enterprises with some high-profile companies in the stock exchange.

Stakeholders urge more autonomy for State-owned businesses

Stakeholders are calling for a new decision-making mechanism for State-owned enterprises to allow them to operate more independently and sustainably.

The crucial plans ahead in 2023 for Vietnam’s state-owned enterprises

While state-owned enterprises made strong efforts to recover during 2022, more tasks and plans are waiting for them in the path ahead to show their key role in the national economy.

Loss-making projects turn fortunes around

Five of the 12 delayed or former loss-making projects under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) have become profitable, while the seven others made positive changes.

State to divest capital in 141 enterprises

Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai, on November 29, signed Decision No.1479/QD-TTg approving the plan to rearrange State-owned enterprises and enterprises with State capital in the 2022-2025 period.

Reports lay bare sticking points in SOE restructuring

With a slew of state-owned enterprises performing poorly, there have been warnings that slow reform will continue undermining the country’s competitiveness and investment climate.

SOEs needs to innovate as VN aims to have at least 25 with market cap from $1 billion

It was critical for State-owned enterprises (SOEs) to strengthen innovations as Viet Nam set the target of having at least 25 SOEs with a market capitalisation of US$1 billion and more.

Vietnam to have ten large SOEs by 2025

The Government has set a target of having at least 25 State-owned enterprises (SOEs) with a market capitalization of over US$1 billion each by 2025, of which ten will have a market cap of over US$5 billion each.

Maritime corporation wants to divest from large ports

The Commission for the Management of State Capital at Enterprises (CMSC) has sent to relevant ministries a plan to restructure the Vietnam Maritime Corporation (VIMC) from now to 2025.

State-run firms incur huge losses from overseas projects

Thirty projects invested overseas by State-run enterprises racked up total losses of US$335.5 million in 2021, up 42% year-on-year.

Big losses reported for many SOEs

A government report shows that 38 out of 197 enterprises in which the state holds more than 50 percent of charter capital have accumulated losses of VND33.143 trillion.

Audits of enterprises with less than a 50% public stake face difficulties

Legal restrictions make it difficult to audit the use of capital, assets, land and the use of workers in enterprises in which the state holds less than 50 percent of capital.

State-owned enterprises miss great opportunity

The world is changing, and many great opportunities have opened up for Vietnam. However, state-owned enterprises (SOEs), which have the greatest potential, cannot take advantage of these opportunities.

Equitization of State-owned enterprises still going slowly

Due to the slow progress of equitization, the scale of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in the economy is still very large, accounted for 7% of total assets and 10% of equity of all enterprises in the market.

Slow equitization of State-owned enterprises

The Ministry of Finance has stated in its recent report that the equitization process of State-owned enterprises (SOEs) has been taking place very slowly and therefore has not achieved its set target.