HANOI, Dec 8 (Reuters) - The Vietnam Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank)
* VietinBank signs $139-million syndicated loan with five Taiwanese banks, arranged by Cathay United Bank, it said in a statement, without giving details of the credit.
* Says the loan helps boost its foreign exchange funds to meet corporate clients' needs.
* VietinBank, Vietnam's biggest listed bank in terms of assets, is 19.73 percent owned by Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ.
Further company coverage: (Reporting by Ho Binh Minh; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)