In addition to plans to list their shares or move to another stock exchange, many banks have planned to increase their charter capital by paying dividends in shares and offering shares to foreign stakeholders this year.
Experts have raised concerns about the involvement of real estate companies in commercial banks, warning it may pose risks to the financial system and the whole economy.
Many banks are rushing to sell land and other assets used as collateral for loans to collect debts, including properties worth trillions of dong.
The decade-long power struggle at Eximbank has blocked tens of trillions of dong worth of dividends and trapped shareholders. The problem may be solved after the latest move of the foreign shareholder.
2021 was a fruitful year for commercial banks, which saw a 25 percent growth rate.