Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Total assets of Việt Nam Prosperity Joint Stock Commercial Bank (VPBank) in the first half of this year reached VNĐ249 trillion (US$10.9 billion), up nine per cent from the end of 2016.
VPBank recently announced business results for the first six months of 2017, which show positive performance and reaffirm its sustainable development.
Its deposits increased from VNĐ172 trillion at the end of 2016 to VNĐ195 trillion, equivalent to a growth rate of 13 per cent. Capital adequacy ratio was 12.17 per cent, remaining significantly above the requirement of the State Bank of Việt Nam.
Total operating income increased from VNĐ7.6 trillion to VNĐ11.3 trillion, up 47 per cent compared with the same period last year. Consolidated pre-tax profit reached VND3.26 trillion, exceeding the six-month plan by 10 per cent and increasing by 107 per cent year-on-year.
Consolidated after-tax profit reached VNĐ2.6 trillion, increasing by 108 per cent thanks to customer expansion and service revenue growth.
Customer lending grew by 12 per cent, from VNĐ144 trillion at the end of 2016 to VNĐ162 trillion at the end of June 2017, while total revenue from services increased by 81 per cent, equivalent to VNĐ30 billion.
Income from risk-treated loans was the highlight in the first half of the year, posting a year-on-year increase of 53 per cent, equivalent to VNĐ404 billion. Non-performing loans fell to 2.65 per cent and consolidated non-performing loans fell sharply to 2.81 per cent in the second quarter of 2017.
With these positive business results, VPBank continues to strengthen its position as one of the most effective joint-stock commercial banks in Viet Nam. A representative of VPBank explained that differentiation between the operations of strategic segments has brought higher efficiency and strengthened VPBank’s position in the banking system. — VNS