Green credit initiatives urged to push ahead development

Green credit initiatives urged to push ahead development

Given stringent domestic capital mobilisation, Vietnam’s banks are turning into international financial institutions for growth expansion, particularly to strengthen their sustainable and environmentally friendly loan portfolios.
ADB cuts developing Asia growth projection on China slowdown

ADB cuts developing Asia growth projection on China slowdown

The Asian Development Bank trimmed its economic growth forecast for developing Asia on Wednesday, with China's pandemic lockdowns, slowing global demand and the Russian invasion of Ukraine seen as limiting the region's prospects.
ADB approves loan to help Cambodia reform education

ADB approves loan to help Cambodia reform education

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a 70-million-USD loan to Cambodia to support government efforts to deepen reforms in upper secondary science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education across the country.
ADB leads $135 million climate financing package for VinFast

ADB leads $135 million climate financing package for VinFast

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) mobilised a $135 million climate financing package for VinFast Trading and Production JSC (VinFast).
Ways to fund Vietnam’s COP26 commitments

Ways to fund Vietnam’s COP26 commitments

At the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), Vietnam pledged to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and to phase out coal-fueled power generation by 2040.
Vietnam ranks 63rd out of 113 economies in new global index of digital entrepreneurship systems

Vietnam ranks 63rd out of 113 economies in new global index of digital entrepreneurship systems

Vietnam is ranked 63rd out of 113 global economies in a global ranking of digital environment and support systems for entrepreneurs, a new index developed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Strong economic fundamentals are key to fast recovery in Vietnam

Strong economic fundamentals are key to fast recovery in Vietnam

Vietnam’s economic recovery has been faster than expected and continues despite the challenges of the world's socioeconomic issues.
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.
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