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Vietnam government pushes for new ODA policyicon
BUSINESS11/02/20200

Vietnam government pushes for new ODA policy

A draft decree on ODA is expected to address pending issues and obstacles existed in the current regulations.

 
ADB agrees US$38M finance package to solar power project in Vietnamicon

ADB agrees US$38M finance package to solar power project in Vietnam

BUSINESS
24/01/2020

The project will serve the energy demand of residents and businesses of Ho Chi Minh City and its surrounding areas.

ADB affirms economic growth potential of Vietnamicon

ADB affirms economic growth potential of Vietnam

BUSINESS
23/12/2019

The Asian Development Bank has revised up its forecast of Vietnam’s GDP growth for 2019 and 20202 from 6.8 percent to 6.9 percent and 6.7 percent to 6.8 percent, respectively, in contrary with projections for Asia.

ADB trims growth forecasts as Asia's biggest economies slowicon

ADB trims growth forecasts as Asia's biggest economies slow

BUSINESS
11/12/2019

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has trimmed its forecasts for economic growth in developing Asia this year and next year as growth inChina and India is weighed down by both external and domestic factors.

Vietnamese Deputy PM addresses conference on anti-corruption initiativeicon

Vietnamese Deputy PM addresses conference on anti-corruption initiative

POLITICS
07/12/2019

 Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh delivered a keynote speech at a high-level session of the 10th Regional Conference of the Anti-Corruption Initiative for Asia-Pacific in Hanoi on December 6.

VN bond market reaches US$55 billion in nine monthsicon

VN bond market reaches US$55 billion in nine months

BUSINESS
25/11/2019

Vietnam continued to have the smallest local currency (LCY) bond market in emerging East Asia, with outstanding bonds of VND1.2777 quadrillion (US$55.1 billion) at the end of September.

Vietnam’s bond market grows 1.9% in Jan-Sep, reaching US$55 billionicon

Vietnam’s bond market grows 1.9% in Jan-Sep, reaching US$55 billion

BUSINESS
20/11/2019

This expansion was due mainly to a 4% on-quarter growth in government bonds to US$51 billion as the central bank increased issuance of bills.

ADB expert identifies ways to make HCMC a financial hubicon

ADB expert identifies ways to make HCMC a financial hub

BUSINESS
19/11/2019

An expert at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has recommended several ways to help transform HCMC into a financial center.

Building credit: How SOEs can get foreign financing for infrastructureicon

Building credit: How SOEs can get foreign financing for infrastructure

FEATURE
08/11/2019

State-owned enterprises (SOEs) face unique challenges when it comes to attracting foreign financing for infrastructure projects. But there are solutions.

To develop Vietnam's supporting industriesicon

To develop Vietnam's supporting industries

BUSINESS
04/11/2019

The supporting industries are having fresh opportunities amid the inflow of foreign capital and orders into Vietnam. However, local enterprises have to overcome multiple challenges to be able to take advantage of such opportunities.

ADB calls for modern marketing infrastructure in Vietnamicon

ADB calls for modern marketing infrastructure in Vietnam

BUSINESS
31/10/2019

Experts at the Asian Development Bank have suggested a number of short- and long-term measures to improve agricultural wholesale markets in Vietnam, and thus help develop more efficient production and marketing systems.

Markers for a structured law on public-private partnershipsicon

Markers for a structured law on public-private partnerships

BUSINESS
28/10/2019

Vietnam is boosting attraction of investment through public-private partnerships. 

Well-structured law to channel foreign investment into Vietnam’s infrastructureicon

Well-structured law to channel foreign investment into Vietnam’s infrastructure

BUSINESS
15/10/2019

The Vietnamese government is trying to lure investors to the country’s infrastructure development projects amid limited public funding and experts believe the investors will come if the government can create a sound legal and regulatory environment.

Vietnam’s GDP back on 7% track with manufacturing and servicesicon

Vietnam’s GDP back on 7% track with manufacturing and services

BUSINESS
04/10/2019

Vietnam’s growth is exceeding expectations, prompting economists and researchers to revise forecasts for the nation in the near term, while remaining cautious due to fears of a global economic recession.

ADB signs $37 million loan agreement for Southeast Asia's largest floating solar plant in Vietnamicon

ADB signs $37 million loan agreement for Southeast Asia's largest floating solar plant in Vietnam

BUSINESS
02/10/2019

Da Mi has $37 million for a floating solar project it wants to build at its hydropower plant in Binh Thuan province.

Vietnam bond yields down: ADBicon

Vietnam bond yields down: ADB

BUSINESS
29/09/2019

Local currency (LCY) government bond yields in Vietnam trended lower between June 1 and August 15, leading the entire yield curve to shift downward, according to the latest issue of the ADB’s Asia Bond Monitor.

Vietnam's growth moderate this year but remains robust in Asia: ADBicon

Vietnam's growth moderate this year but remains robust in Asia: ADB

BUSINESS
26/09/2019

ADB representatives at the report launch on Wednesday. The bank retained its growth forecasts for Viet Nam at 6.8 per cent in 2019 and 6.7 per cent in 2020.

ADB cuts Southeast Asia growth forecasticon

ADB cuts Southeast Asia growth forecast

BUSINESS
25/09/2019

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has revised down its forecast on economic growth in Southeast Asia to 4.5 percent compared with a previous forecast of 4.8 percent and from last year's 5.1 percent pace.