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.
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.
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