Vietnam's Vice Minister of Finance talks of future bond plans

Vice Minister of Finance for the Socialist Republic of Vietnam shares his views on the sovereign bond, WTO admission and liberalising banks.

VietnamÆs Vice Minister of Finance Nguyen Van Ninh tows the party line in his formality he arrives with an entourage, speaks through a translator, and begins and ends an interview with speeches about opening up to the world. But despite the stiff approach, Ninh is relatively forthcoming, and this is refreshing in itself.

He begins by talking about last year's $750 million bond issue, launched to to yield 7.125%. He says that the 10 year bond - led by Credit...

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