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Hanoi Stock Exchange

Name Hanoi Stock Exchange
Country Viet Nam
Number of listed companies 345
Domestic market capitalization 22399.09 million US$
SSE Partner Exchange Yes
Has annual sustainability report No

ESG reporting required as a listing rule Yes

Has written guidance on ESG reporting Yes

  • HNX published Guidance on ESG Disclosure for listed companies in 2016 in accordance with sustainability reporting requirements by Circular 155/2015/TT-BTC dated October 6, 2015 on guidelines for information disclosure on securities market.

Offers ESG related training Yes

  • Joint workshop by Hanoi Stock Exchange and Global Reporting Initiative – GRI “Information disclosure standards of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)” on Aug 18th, 2017;
  • Joint workshop by CPA Australia, HNX and HOSE “International practices on investor relations” on May 23rd, 2018;
  • Joint workshop by HNX, HOSE and GRI “Sustainability Reporting for Public Listed Companies” in Jun 18th , 2018, Hanoi.
  • In 2022, provided training on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD recommendations) in collaboration with the SSE, CDP and IFC in a joint workshop with the Sate Securities Commission of Vietnam and HOSE. (source)


Market covered by sustainability-related index No

Has sustainability bond listing segment No

Has SME listing platform Yes

  • One of the function of UPCoM market is a trading platform for SMEs

Women on boards mandatory minimum rule No

Additional information
  • Currently, HNX operates 4 markets including listed stock market, UPCoM, Government bond market, and derivatives market.

Organizational model of stock exchange
  • State-owned single member limited liability Company

Regulatory bodies

Regulatory model
  • Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) was officially designated as a State-owned single member limited liability company with sole ownership by the Ministry of Finance and regulated by SSC.

About the stock exchange


  • HNX (formerly HASTC) was established in 1998 and officially inaugurated in 2005.
  • 02/01/2009: Establishment of Hanoi Stock Exchange on the basis of transforming Hanoi Securities Trading Center (2005) as an State-owned single limited liability company owned by MOF. In 2009, the UPCoM and the Government bond market were operated at HNX.
  • 15/04/2010: HNX officially became 19th member of AOSEF.
  • 30/05/2011: HXN became a “Correspondent” of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) and “Affiliate” since 2013.
Ownership of Exchange (Shares >4% only) Share
Vietnam Ministry of Finance 100%
  • 22/5/2015: HNX became an SSE Partner Exchange.


Criteria for Stock Exchange Database

The SSE maintains a database of sustainability activities for all stock exchanges that are either members of the SSE initiative and/or members of the World Federation of Exchanges. This database is the most comprehensive database of stock exchanges worldwide and contains data on all main stock exchanges. The information in this database is intended to inform investors and other stakeholders on the work stock exchanges are undertaking to advance sustainability in their respective markets.

The information provided in this database is based on publicly available information prepared by the SSE Secretariat with input from stock exchanges in most instances. Sources and explanatory notes on sustainability information have been included in individual Stock Exchange Fact Sheets. The criteria for each category can be found below.

While every effort is made to keep the information in this database up to date, please be aware that certain factors change frequently and therefore may not be exact, such as the number of listed companies or market cap.


Criteria Considered

Country Country of primary residence or registration
Has signed the SSE Commitment Letter? To be considered an SSE Partner Exchange, the CEO or Chairperson of the exchange must sign an SSE commitment letter. Contact the SSE for more information if your exchange would like to join.
Has annual sustainability report? For a yes, stock exchanges must report, either in a stand alone report or integrated into their financial report, on their environmental and social impact and corporate governance.
ESG reporting required as a listing rule? For a yes, all three factors have been considered (environmental, social and governance) within the listing rules for some or all listed companies. This requirement may come from the regulatory authority or the exchange, depending on the market.
Offers written guidance on ESG reporting? For a yes, all three factors have been considered (environmental, social and governance). The SSE has developed a model guidance that all exchanges can use to develop their own guidance to issuers. For more details, click here.
Offers ESG related training? For a yes, training must have taken place in the previous 12 months, and must be interactive. The topic of the training must be on some area of sustainability.
Market covered by sustainability-related index? Sustainability-related indices may include environmental or social  indices, or ESG indices. This could include specific themes, such as low carbon indices, or general sustainability indices. The index must be specific to the market the exchange operates in (a region or world index is not included).
Has sustainability bond listing segment? For a yes, the exchange has developed the rules and regulations allowing for sustainability bonds to be listed, and provides a separate segment for listing making the bonds easy to find and identify.
Has an SME listing platform? For a yes, the exchange offers a listing platform specifically for Small-and-Medium sized enterprises.
Additional Information Additional Information captures exchanges’: sustainability section of websites,  sustainability products not captured under indices; information on future sustainability commitments and other information on the exchange
Organizational model of stock exchange Whether the exchange is listed or not, and when it was demutualized
Regulatory bodies The regulatory authority that sets listing requirements and capital market regulation for the exchange's market
Regulatory model

The extent to which exchanges have regulatory authority in their market. This may include:

  • Limited exchange SRO
  • Strong exchange SRO
  • Independent member SRO
  • Government (Statutory)
  • Non-SRO
About the stock exchange The location of the headquarters of the exchange, and any additional details about the stock exchange.