Japanese banks expand investments in Vietnam

Mizuho was one of the first Japanese banks to invest in Vietnam in 2012. Its initial investment capital of US$570 million has doubled. At a recent working session with the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank), President …
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