RELEASED DATE 16 Jul 2021
Particularly, BIDV’s lending rate reduction on existing outstanding loans is applicable to: Customers directly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic such as accommodation, restaurant services, resorts, hospitality, transportation; Customers in epidemic areas, enterprises manufacturing essential goods for the economy, or employing a large number of laborers; and those suffering a decline in business activities.
In the first half of 2021, BIDV launched credit packages at preferential interest rates totalling up to VND368 trillion and actively reduced income by VND2,500 billion to support customers.
For the remainder of the year, BIDV plans to continue to support customers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic with a total of up to VND3,600 billion, including interest reduction of VND2,000 billion on existing loans and VND1,600 billion for new loans. Thus, the total resources BIDV expects to support customers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in 2021 are up to VND6,100 billion.
BIDV expressed its hope that the lending rate reduction is a timely action to support businesses, people and the economy under the impact of Covid-19. This demonstrates the responsibility of a state-owned bank that always pioneers in implementing the policies of the government and State Bank of Vietnam.