Strengthening COVID-19 preparedness at grassroots level in Vietnam

Strengthening COVID-19 preparedness at grassroots level in Vietnam

The Japan Social Development Fund provided a grant of $2.75 million to strengthen the preparedness and response to COVID-19 at the grassroots level in Vietnam.
Vietnamese economy stays resilient to external shocks: WB

Vietnamese economy stays resilient to external shocks: WB

While Vietnam remains significantly exposed to the COVID-19 outbreak and the ongoing turbulence in the global financial markets, its economy stays resilient to external shocks in the first few months of 2020, according to the World Bank (WB).
VEPG addresses key policy development processes for energy sector

VEPG addresses key policy development processes for energy sector

VEPG returned with the third high-level meeting on key policy development processes and activities to boost the development of the Vietnamese energy sector.
NA Chairwoman receives WB’s country director

NA Chairwoman receives WB’s country director

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on November 21 appreciated the World Bank (WB)’s comprehensive cooperation with Vietnam and its contributions to the country’s development in recent times.
WB, UNICEF call for efforts to address child undernutrition in Vietnam

WB, UNICEF call for efforts to address child undernutrition in Vietnam

The World Bank (WB) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have called for solid steps to handle undernutrition among Vietnamese children, and reaffirmed their strong commitments to work with the Government in this issue as the country is building its socio-economic development strategy for 2021-2030.
WB highlights benefits, challenges from FTA with EU to Vietnam

WB highlights benefits, challenges from FTA with EU to Vietnam

The EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) to be signed on June 30 in Hanoi will bring both opportunities and challenges to Vietnam, so domestic enterprises should be really prepared to take full advantages of benefits from the deal, said Sebastian Eckardt, lead economist of the World Bank (WB) in Vietnam.
WB presents updated socio-economic development reports

WB presents updated socio-economic development reports

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception for WB Country Director for Vietnam Ousmane Dione who presented the WB’s updated reports on Vietnam’s socio-economic performance on June 5 in Hanoi.
Continuing to bring the Vietnam - WB cooperation relationship to a new height

Continuing to bring the Vietnam - WB cooperation relationship to a new height

Speaking at the meeting with the World Bank’s (WB) Vice President for Infrastructure Makhtar Diop, which took place on February 21st, 2019, Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung emphasized that the WB is a crucial partner and has many contri
E-procurement system applied to banks’ projects

E-procurement system applied to banks’ projects

In order to enhance competitiveness and transparency, two major lenders have begun using the Vietnam National E-Procurement System to bid online for construction and goods supply contracts for their projects.
Domestic reforms propel Vietnam’s robust economic growth: WB

Domestic reforms propel Vietnam’s robust economic growth: WB

Vietnam’s economy continues to perform well, propelled by the sustained global recovery and continued domestic reforms, according to a new World Bank (WB) report.
Vietnam should be resilient to shifting megatrends: WB

Vietnam should be resilient to shifting megatrends: WB

Vietnam’s economy can be re-defined by focusing on the effective exploitation of four megatrends affecting the country’s sustainable and competitive development.
WB’s project to improve Thai Nguyen’s urban infrastructure

WB’s project to improve Thai Nguyen’s urban infrastructure

The World Bank has approved $80 million in loan to enhance the quality of key urban infrastructure in Thai Nguyen city, the capital of northern Thai Nguyen province.
WB-funded project helps VN renewable energy development

WB-funded project helps VN renewable energy development

The Renewable Energy Development Project (REDP) worth US$204 million has helped Vietnamese enterprises develop renewable energy projects and state agencies improve policies and overcome difficulties in mobilizing funds for renewable energy development.
World Bank backs Vietnam’s ’robust’ economic progress

World Bank backs Vietnam’s ’robust’ economic progress

Vietnam’s economy is forecast to continue improving, with gross domestic product (GDP) expected to expand by 6.8 per cent this year, said the World Bank (WB) in its latest economic update for Vietnam. 
Commercial banks to support WB projects

Commercial banks to support WB projects

Sai Gon-Ha Noi Bank (SHB) and Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank) have been assigned to support projects signed between Vietnam and the World Bank.
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