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NEWS AND MEDIA - 2014

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MEDIA CENTRE

2014

  • 17 December 2014, ANZ-Roy Morgan Vietnam Consumer Confidence has fallen to 135.6 (down 5.3pts) in December and is slightly above the 2014 average of 133.3. This month’s decrease in the Vietnam Consumer Confidence was primarily driven by a fall in confidence about economic conditions in Vietnam over the next 12 months and the next five years.
     
  • 16 December 2014, ANZ today announced Dennis Hussey as its next CEO for Vietnam, responsible for growing the bank’s local service offering and capabilities for clients active in the country’s major trade corridors.
     
  • 2 December 2014, The Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam and ANZ Vietnam today signed a Fund Holding Bank Framework Agreement whereby ANZ Vietnam is mandated to be the sole Fund Holding Bank for the Danish Embassy’s energy efficiency fund of USD 6.5 million.
     
  • 1 December 2014, ANZ today announced the signing of MoneyMinded partnerships between ANZ and its three partners in Vietnam: Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation, FPT University and Institute of Economic and International Trade (Foreign Trade University), aimed at expanding the reach of the MoneyMinded program to wider groups in the local community. The partnerships between ANZ and the three partners will allow partners to deliver the program on ANZ behalf to their identified target groups during the partnership period.
     
  • 13 October 2014, ANZ today announced it is running a mortgage promotion until 10 January 2015, offering a wide range of competitive and flexible options for its mortgage customers with the market’s lowest interest rate for 2-year repricing tenor loans of 8.4% p.a.
     
  • 26 November 2014, ANZ-Roy Morgan Vietnam Consumer Confidence has fallen slightly to 135.0 (down 0.5pts) in September. ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence remains clearly above the 2014 average of 132.0. This month’s fall in Vietnam Consumer Confidence was primarily driven by an increasing number of respondents saying now is a ‘bad time to buy’ major household items.
     
  • 17 September 2014, ANZ today announced its partnership with Phu My Hung Development Corporation which enables customers to get access to ANZ banking services when buying properties from the developer, further strengthening ANZ position as a leading foreign bank in mortgage business in Vietnam.
     
  • 10 September 2014, ANZ today launched the ANZ Travel Visa Platinum Credit Card (Travel Card) in Vietnam, a credit card for professionals, emerging affluent and affluent with evolving travel needs to further strengthen its card market leadership in Vietnam. This advanced product offers exclusive lifestyle benefits, enabling frequent flyers to earn miles with their every day spending.
     
  • 05 September 2014, ANZ and Saigon Children’s Charity (SCC) today launched two primary schools called Luong Tam 1 and Luong Nghia 1 under Project 3E (educate.enrich.employ), a joint community initiative in Long My District, Hau Giang Province between ANZ and SCC launched on 20 November 2013. Last month the first 2-classroom kindergarten named Vinh Vien A was opened to welcome more than 70 young children into the new school year. The fourth school is also underway and will be opened at end of September, fulfilling this year’s target of the project.
     
  • The ANZ-Roy Morgan Vietnam Consumer Confidence increased to 135.5 (up 1.4pts) in August. ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence is now clearly above the 2014 year-to-date average of 131.6 and is the highest since March 2014 (136.4). This month’s increase in Vietnam Consumer Confidence was primarily driven by increasing confidence about economic conditions in Vietnam over the next year. This suggests a rotation away from political concerns to focus more on the improving macroeconomic backdrop.
     
  • 05 August 2014, ANZ today announced it has officially joined the Vietnam e-Customs Tax system to create simpler and more convenient ways for corporate customers to manage their payments, including tax payments.
     
  • The ANZ-Roy Morgan Vietnam Consumer Confidence Index posted another strong increase (up 3.1pts) to 134.1 in July and now stands well above the 2014 average of 131.0. Easing political tensions appear to have again contributed to the increase in confidence over the month.
     
  • 11 July 2014, ANZ today announced the launch of Vietnam’s first monthly private Consumer Confidence Index in partnership with Roy Morgan Research. The survey will accurately gauge sentiment in Vietnam’s fast-growing consumer sector as consumption becomes a more significant and stable driver of overall economic growth.
     
  • 03 July 2014, ANZ today announced it directed a large portion of its 2013 carbon neutrality budget into a significant energy-saving project in Vietnam. The investment is evidence of ANZ’s Corporate Sustainability strategy in action and its efforts to support sustainable development in the region. ANZ's investment in the abatement certificates (carbon offsets) of this project has provided direct benefit to the Vietnamese market, where ANZ has over 20 years of operation.
     
  • 28 May 2014, ANZ Vietnam today announced the official opening of its ANZ Bank (Vietnam) Limited – Tan Binh Transaction Office at 113 - 115 Cong Hoa Street, Tan Binh District, HCMC, following the State Bank of Vietnam’s approval for the relocation from Me Linh Point Transaction Office, 11 Me Linh Street, District 1, HCMC.
     
  • 15 April 2014, ANZ Vietnam today launched a three-month reward campaign running until 12 July 2014, linked to  its wealth management product suite.
     
  • 07 April 2014, ANZ today announced a three-month campaign to reward its mortgage customers. The campaign offers a mortgage rate discount of up to 4% per annum for the first 6 months of the loan tenure.