Total assets of banks operating in Vietnam increasing 17.62% from a year earlier to surpass 10,000 trillion dong ($440.5 billion) for the first time as of December 2017, with those of seven state-run banks accounting for 45.7% of the total, according to statistics of the State Bank of Vietnam.

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The headquarters of the State Bank of Vietnam in Hanoi. Photo: Minh Tuan/BizLIVE