Vinashin Exposure May Hurt Banks

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

According to a report from Bloomberg, Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group’s near-bankruptcy may lead to an increase in the non-performing loan ratios at some Vietnamese banks, the World Bank said. State-owned Vietnam Shipbuilding, known as Vinashin, may account for as much as 3% of some local banks’ loan portfolios, Moody’s Investors Service said on Nov. 29.

(Source: Bloomberg)

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