Additional oil spike impacts cannot be ruled out

Additional oil spike impacts cannot be ruled out

The Russia-Ukraine conflict has increased global oil market volatility. The economic impact of another oil price shock, should it materialise, would be significant.
Inflationary pressures stalking national economy

Inflationary pressures stalking national economy

Vietnam is being warned of an inflation increase this year due to great pressure on rising prices of commodities used for domestic production, affecting consumption recovery and growth.
Debunking the mandatory credit rating misconceptions

Debunking the mandatory credit rating misconceptions

There have been growing concerns that Vietnam’s fast-growing corporate bond market is harbouring financial risks.
Southeast Asia’s road to recovery

Southeast Asia’s road to recovery

Ramesh Subramaniam, director general of the Southeast Asia Department of the Asian Development Bank, discusses how Southeast Asia can begin to recover after the pandemic with more buoyant growth.
ADB, TPB sign $25 million loan to finance women-led SMEs in Vietnam

ADB, TPB sign $25 million loan to finance women-led SMEs in Vietnam

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a US$25 million loan with Tien Phong Commercial Joint Stock Bank (TPB) to expand access to finance of women-owned and led small and medium-sized enterprises (WSMEs) in Vietnam.
Vietnam’s economy to rebound in new year

Vietnam’s economy to rebound in new year

Vietnam saw GDP contract by 6.2 per cent in Q3 2021, which dragged the country’s GDP growth for the first nine months of the year to a historic low of 1.4 per cent.
ADB revises down Malaysia’s economic growth forecast in 2021

ADB revises down Malaysia’s economic growth forecast in 2021

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has downgraded Malaysia's gross domestic product (GDP) growth forecast to 3.8 percent from 4.7 percent for 2021 and 5.9 percent from 6.1 percent next year.
ADB revises down Malaysia’s economic growth forecast in 2021

ADB revises down Malaysia’s economic growth forecast in 2021

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has downgraded Malaysia's gross domestic product (GDP) growth forecast to 3.8 percent from 4.7 percent for 2021 and 5.9 percent from 6.1 percent next year.
ADB helps Southeast Asia revive tourism and boost sustainable, inclusive investment

ADB helps Southeast Asia revive tourism and boost sustainable, inclusive investment

The ADB is doing its utmost to recover tourism and boost inclusive, sustainable development in the sector by helping local entrepreneurs.
Developing Asia growth outlook slightly down in 2021-2022

Developing Asia growth outlook slightly down in 2021-2022

The ADB revised its economic growth outlook for developing Asia, down slightly to 7 per cent this year and 5.3 per cent next year.
ADB approves 500 mln USD loan for Indonesia’s economic recovery

ADB approves 500 mln USD loan for Indonesia’s economic recovery

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a 500 million USD loan to help Indonesia recover its economy following COVID-19 pandemic.
ADB bullish on Vietnam's economic growth despite COVID-19 slowdown

ADB bullish on Vietnam's economic growth despite COVID-19 slowdown

The ADB expects Vietnam’s economic growth to slow down due to a resurgence of COVID-19.
ADB commits $60 million to improve climate infrastructure for ethnic minorities in Vietnam

ADB commits $60 million to improve climate infrastructure for ethnic minorities in Vietnam

ADB has just approved $60 million to improve the climate resilience of transport and water supply infrastructure in Vietnam’s south-central coastal provinces of Binh Dinh and Quang Nam.
COVID-19 threatens Asia-Pacific's progress on SDGs

COVID-19 threatens Asia-Pacific's progress on SDGs

Asia-Pacifics SGDs are threatened by the lasting pandemic, according to a newly released ADB report.
Vietnam's economic growth forecast lowered for 2021

Vietnam's economic growth forecast lowered for 2021

Vietnam's GDP growth forecast has been downgraded by Standard Chartered and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) by 0.2 and 0.9 percentage points, respectively.
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