Eight-month credit in Hanoi rises 8.3pct

09-Sep-2021 Intellasia | VNA | 5:02 AM Print This Post

By the end of August, the total outstanding credit of the banking system in the capital city of Hanoi had reached 2.38 quadrillion VND (104 billion USD), an increase of 1 percent over the previous month and 8.3 percent compared to the same period last year.

The short-term loan balance hit 967 trillion VND while the medium and long-term debt balance was 1.4 quadrillion VND.

The lending rates of loans in dong was 5.5-8 percent per year for short time and 7.5-9.5 percent per year for medium and long terms.

The maximum short-term lending rate for prioritised sector was 4.5 percent per year.

Due to fluctuations in the issuance of valuable papers in dong, capital mobilisation increased sharply in August, at 360 trillion VND, up 38.6 percent month-on-month and 40.3 percent compared to the beginning of the year.

The total mobilised capital of credit institutions in the city was estimated at 4.09 quadrillion VND in the first eight months of the year, a hike of 3.6 percent against the past month and 9.2 percent compared to the end of last year.

The interest rates in dong averaged 3-4 percent per year for deposits for the term from one month to less than 6 months, 3.8-6 percent per year for the term from 6 months to 12 months, and 5-7 percent per year for the term from 12 months or more.

Credit institutions in the city are actively promoting the implementation of support measures for customers facing difficulties due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many debts have seen payment deadlines rescheduled, and interest rates waived or reduced. As a result, customers can access more credit sources to maintain production and business activities./.



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