|SBV requires Woori Bank to carry out the procedures for opening operations, registering and announcement on approved branches. — Photo baodautu.vn|
HÀ NỘI — The State Bank of Việt Nam last week gave the go-ahead approving the eligibility of the Republic of Korea’s Woori Bank to establish five branches in Việt Nam.
They will include Hoàn Kiếm branch, Vĩnh Phúc branch, Đà Nẵng branch, Biên Hòa branch and Sài Gòn branch.
SBV requires Woori Bank to carry out the procedures for opening operations, registering and announcement on approved branches.
After 12 months from the date of signing this document, if Woori Vietnam bank has not opened its branch operations, this document automatically expires.
Currently, in the Vietnamese credit system, there are nine banks with 100 per cent foreign capital include ANZ, Standard Chartered, Shinhan, HSBC, Hong Leong, Public Bank, CIMB, Woori Bank and UOB.
Over the past three years, two banks from the Republic of Korea, Shinhan and Woori Bank, have been actively expanding their network in Việt Nam. — VNS