The other three were the Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank), the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), and the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank).
VietinBank was in at number 242, up from 310 in 2018; BIDV came in at 307, up 44 places; while Vietcombank moved up 43 places to rank 325th.
China’s major banks dominate the top spots in the Brand Finance Banking 500 2019 ranking. The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) leads as the world’s most valuable banking brand, growing 35 percent to US$ 79.8 billion. It also fared well in brand strength as one of only three banks this year with an elite AAA+ rating. China Construction Bank came in second place (US$ 69.7 billion), with Agricultural Bank of China (US$ 55.0 billion) and Bank of China (US$ 51.0 billion) in third and fourth spots, respectively.
Meanwhile, Russia’s Sberbank claims the title of the world’s strongest banking brand, with a score of 93.1 out of 100 and an AAA+ rating.