Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has requested the Minister of Finance to submit measures ensuring the healthy, transparent, safe and effective operations of corporate bond market to him before December 20.
Signed by the PM on December 13, the dispatch said in accordance with the Resolution No.156/NQ-CP dated December 6, 2022 on the November Government meeting, the Finance Minister must promptly take timely and effective solutions to stabilize and promote the development of corporate bond market, thus ensuring legitimate rights and interests of investors in line with regulations.
The Finance Ministry is tasked with promptly reviewing solvency and payment capacity of corporate bond issuers, especially bonds due for payment in 2022 and 2023; proactively take specific and effective measures to handle issues within its authority to ensure the absolute safety and security of financial and monetary markets.
It must direct issuers to fulfill the obligation to repay principal and interest as committed. In case of difficulties, they must actively negotiate with investors to restructure bond debts, interest rates and payment terms via harmonious, reasonable and effective measures in the spirit of harmonizing benefits and sharing risks in accordance with existing laws.
The ministry was assigned to further enhance its State management authority on the issuance of corporate bonds, especially fighting negative behaviors, policy profiteering and other unhealthy activities to ensure the healthy, safe, open, transparent and sustainable operations of the market.