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ADB lowers Vietnamese growth forecast for 2021 to 5.8%icon
BUSINESS20/07/20210

ADB lowers Vietnamese growth forecast for 2021 to 5.8%

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has just released its growth forecast for the year, with Vietnam’s growth revised down to 5.8% from the previous figure of 6.7% put forward in April.

 
Gov’t responds swiftly to COVID-19 economic impacts: ADB officialicon

Gov’t responds swiftly to COVID-19 economic impacts: ADB official

BUSINESS
10/06/2021

The Vietnamese Government has responded swiftly to the COVID-19 economic impacts, which was supported by strong fundamentals, thus ensuring the economy’s resilience, said Asian Development Bank (ADB) Country Director for Vietnam Andrew Jeffries.

ASEAN Plus 3 discusses increasing cooperation amid COVID-19icon

ASEAN Plus 3 discusses increasing cooperation amid COVID-19

VIETNAM & WORLD
03/05/2021

Finance ministers and central bank governors of ASEAN countries, Japan, China, and the Republic of Korea on May 3 convened an online conference on COVID-19 impact and ways to boost cooperation amid the pandemic.

Multiple financial risks still challenge Vietnamicon

Multiple financial risks still challenge Vietnam

BUSINESS
02/05/2021

Global financial markets have been negatively hit and significantly shaken by the ongoing unpredictable, relentless and complicated developments under the Covid-19 pandemic, leading to continued global financial instability.

ADB proposes smart and energy efficient city project in Can Thoicon

ADB proposes smart and energy efficient city project in Can Tho

SOCIETY
08/04/2021

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has proposed to implement a smart and energy efficient city project (SEECP) with total investment of more than VND1.56 trillion ($67.29 million) in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.

ADB raises Vietnamese GDP growth forecast to 2.3% this yearicon

ADB raises Vietnamese GDP growth forecast to 2.3% this year

BUSINESS
13/12/2020

Experts from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have revised up the nation’s GDP growth forecasts from 1.8% to 2.3% this year following the acceleration of public investment, 

Vietnam welcomes fresh FDI inflows from overseas Vietnameseicon

Vietnam welcomes fresh FDI inflows from overseas Vietnamese

BUSINESS
30/11/2020

Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in Vietnam are set to record strong growth as the world moves past the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, with plenty of investment coming from overseas Vietnamese, according to insiders.

Resiliency pointing to positive growth outlookicon

Resiliency pointing to positive growth outlook

BUSINESS
29/10/2020

Despite the pandemic, a gradual bounce in production and confidence of businesses is expected to continue driving the economy to a brighter outlook next year.

Vietnam’s GDP to grow 2-3 percent this year: former GSO directoricon

Vietnam’s GDP to grow 2-3 percent this year: former GSO director

BUSINESS
21/09/2020

Vietnam’s GDP growth this year can reach 2 – 3 percent, according to former director of the General Statistics Office (GSO) Nguyen Bich Lam.

PM Phuc meets RoK’s FM and ADB Vietnam chieficon

PM Phuc meets RoK’s FM and ADB Vietnam chief

POLITICS
18/09/2020

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the Republic of Korea (RoK) to reduce, remove binding conditions for official development assistance loans, concessional loans, and expand non-refundable aid to Vietnam.

Caution vital for economic resurgenceicon

Caution vital for economic resurgence

BUSINESS
13/07/2020

Vietnam’s economy grew 1.81 per cent in the first half of 2020

Vietnam’s bond market posts highest growth in emerging East Asia: ADBicon

Vietnam’s bond market posts highest growth in emerging East Asia: ADB

BUSINESS
07/07/2020

The local currency (LCY) bond market in Vietnam posted the highest growth in the emerging East Asia region, as authorities took fiscal and monetary policy actions to mitigate the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19-induced uncertainty affects bond marketsicon

COVID-19-induced uncertainty affects bond markets

BUSINESS
29/06/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to drag on local currency bond markets in emerging East Asia, including Vietnam, as investment sentiment globally and in the region wane and containment measures limit economic activity.

ADB trims Vietnam's 2020 GDP growth forecast to 4.1% on Covid-19icon

ADB trims Vietnam's 2020 GDP growth forecast to 4.1% on Covid-19

BUSINESS
18/06/2020

The country would remain the fastest growing economy in Southeast Asia, which is expected to bounce back to 6.8% in 2021.

Tổng công ty Sông Đà đề nghị hoãn trả nợ vay ADB 1 nămicon

Tổng công ty Sông Đà đề nghị hoãn trả nợ vay ADB 1 năm

Tài chính
07/06/2020

Trên cơ sở kiến nghị của Tổng công ty Sông Đà, Bộ Xây dựng vừa có văn bản đề nghị Bộ Tài chính hỗ trợ Sông Đà liên quan nghĩa vụ trả nợ vay từ nguồn vốn ADB do tác động bởi dịch Covid-19. 

Covid-19 highlights the need for safe, nutritious, and affordable foodicon

Covid-19 highlights the need for safe, nutritious, and affordable food

BUSINESS
01/06/2020

Hunger and malnutrition were an increasing problem worldwide before the pandemic. Restrictions imposed to curb disease spread have disrupted local and international food supply chains, making the problem even more urgent.

Economic rebound still outwith reachicon

Economic rebound still outwith reach

BUSINESS
07/05/2020

Asteep decline in business confidence is expected to contribute to a drop in economic growth this year, but the Vietnamese economy is projected to rebound significantly next year

Ensuring greater economic triumphsicon

Ensuring greater economic triumphs

BUSINESS
04/05/2020

Despite the negative impacts of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Vietnamese economy under sturdy policies from the government will have numerous opportunities to move forwards strongly.