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.
New assistance under ADB to boost private sector development in Vietnam

New assistance under ADB to boost private sector development in Vietnam

A new $4.6 million technical assistance package from the ADB will help Vietnam strengthen PPPs, private sector development, and SOE reform.
ADB provides loan worth $116 million for wind farms in Vietnam

ADB provides loan worth $116 million for wind farms in Vietnam

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) issued a green loan worth $116 million to three wind farms, making its first loan for wind power projects in Vietnam.
Closing the gender wage gap

Closing the gender wage gap

Although Vietnam is striving for gender parity, with over 79 per cent of Vietnamese women aged 15 and above working or searching for work, according to the Asian Development Bank, the gender pay gap persists.
Varied solutions available to contain pandemic impacts

Varied solutions available to contain pandemic impacts

The Vietnamese economy has proved to be resilient so far this year, with its relatively positive performance.
Vietnam capable of achieving twin targets: ADB Country Director

Vietnam capable of achieving twin targets: ADB Country Director

Vietnam has sufficient conditions to achieve the twin targets of curbing the COVID-19 pandemic and securing economic growth in 2021, according to Country Director of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Andrew Jeffries.
JICA financed $25 million for wind power project in Quang Tri

JICA financed $25 million for wind power project in Quang Tri

JICA in Vietnam has just signed a loan agreement of up to $25 million for an onshore wind power project in Quang Tri province.
ADB proposes ending funding for coal power plants

ADB proposes ending funding for coal power plants

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will stop financing new coal power plants, the main source of power supply in developing countries, under a draft energy policy released earlier this week.
ADB forcasts Vietnam’s economic growth to rebound to 6.7 per cent this year

ADB forcasts Vietnam’s economic growth to rebound to 6.7 per cent this year

Vietnam’s economic growth is expected to rebound to 6.7 per cent this year and rise to 7 per cent in 2022, according to a new report from the ADB.
ADB lifts Asia growth forecast on Covid-19 vaccines, export demand

ADB lifts Asia growth forecast on Covid-19 vaccines, export demand

The Asian Development Bank has raised its growth forecast for developing Asia this year on the rollout of Covid-19 vaccines and the strength of global export demand, but warned that resurgent virus outbreaks threatened the recovery
Imexpharm secures loan from ADB to support generic medicine production

Imexpharm secures loan from ADB to support generic medicine production

The ADB signed an $8 million loan to help Imexpharm sustain the production of generic medicines, despite global supply disruptions caused by COVID-19.
ADB forecasts Vietnam GDP growth at 2.3 per cent in 2020

ADB forecasts Vietnam GDP growth at 2.3 per cent in 2020

The ADB has revised its forecast for Vietnam’s economic growth this year to 2.3 per cent, compared to its earlier forecast of 1.8 per cent in September.
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