Credit bureau coming

Credit rating is still on track to start during 2014, though delays in gathering data, particularly from small enterprises, are still being faced, industry sources said last week. The Central Bank’s department of financial institutions supervision, with technical support from a Singapore credit corporation, is preparing for the emergence of a credit bureau or rating […]

Visa focus on Myanmar as Thailand slow down

Visa International (Thailand) estimates single-digit percentage growth in spending through its cards here this year compared with double-digit growth over the past few years, said Somboon Krobteeranon, country manager for Thailand and Myanmar. Visa card spending in other Asean countries in 2014 is expected to expand at a double-digit pace, he said. Southeast Asia’s second-largest […]