RELEASED DATE 17 Aug 2021
The particulars are as follows:
(i) Lending interest rate reduced by 0.5 - 1.5 percent/year on existing VND outstanding loans arising by 15 July 2021 for enterprises facing difficulties due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The maximum rate reduction is applicable to heavily affected sectors such as traffic, transportation, healthcare, education, accommodation service, restaurant service, hotels, resorts... BIDV's interest reduction is for existing outstanding loans of all terms, worth up to VND800 billion.
In particular, customers who have enjoyed other preferential lending interest rate policies will continue to be eligible for this program.
(ii) New credit package of VND30,000 billion, applicable to short-term loans with a maximum loan term of 12 months. The interest rate is reduced by up to 1.5 percent/year compared to the normal interest rate. The interest reduction of this credit package is expected at about VND200 billion.
In the first 7 months of 2021, BIDV has reduced lending interest rates to support business customers in 19 southern provinces and cities by over VND500 billion. With this interest rate support policies, the total reduction BIDV expects to support this customer group in 2021 is up to VND1,500 billion.
These are practical actions BIDV takes to support businesses affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in 19 southern provinces and cities to ease difficulties and ensure business operations through the remainder of the year.
For more information, please contact:
Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam JSC (BIDV)
Tel: 024.22205544; Hotline: 19009247
Fanpage: BIDV - Ngân hàng TMCP Đầu tư & Phát triển Việt Nam.