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Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Prosperity Commercial Joint Stock Bank (VPBank) has been the only Vietnamese private bank to be named in the 2019 list of the world’s top 500 valuable bank brands recently announced by the Brand Finance.

Accordingly, VPBank ranked 361st in the list.

Also in the list, VietinBank was in the 242th place, up from the 310st in 2018, and BIDV in the 307st, up 44 places, while Vietcombank moved up 43 places to rank 325st.

Topping the list, which is announced by the Brand Finance each year, is the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China with a congregate value of 79.8 billion USD, up 35 percent annually.

In 2017, VPBank was named Best Issuing Bank Partner for Women-Owned Businesses in East Asian Pacific by the International Finance Corporation (IFC).-VNA