February 24, 2023 | 09:25
Spanish and Japanese investors are setting their sights on high-speed railways in Vietnam, including the north-south high-speed project.
January 02, 2023 | 15:42
Vietnam continues to weather the storms affecting the global economy. Andrea Coppola, World Bank’s lead economist, spoke with VIR’s Hong Dung to evaluate Vietnam’s ongoing economic performance.
November 08, 2022 | 08:00
VIB has just completed the withdrawal of a $150 million loan from the IFC, a member of the World Bank Group.
August 17, 2022 | 11:25
Vietnam needs to mobilise $360 billion for implementing its green and sustainable development targets by 2030.
August 09, 2022 | 22:27
The northern mountainous province of Yen Bai has received and implemented 21 programmes and projects funded by the World Bank (WB) with total investment of 4.67 trillion VND (199.65 million USD) since 2000, according to a local official.
August 09, 2022 | 22:00
Vietnam will need a skilled workforce to transform itself into an upper-middle-income economy by 2035, the World Bank has suggested in its recently-released report named “Taking Stock: Educate to Grow”.
August 09, 2022 | 21:51
Vietnam’s GDP growth is forecast to expand 7.5 percent in 2022 and 6.7 percent in 2023, with resilient manufacturing and a robust rebound in services serving as the driving forces for economic recovery.
July 21, 2022 | 07:00
Vietnam may have to mobilise a colossal amount of funding to fulfil its international commitment to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, with a hallmark new strategy on climate change response soon to be enacted.
June 20, 2022 | 10:21
International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank, has announced it will pour around $43.4 million into Nam Long Group (HSX:NLG) in the form of bonds, despite the Vietnamese government applying strict management on the bond market.
June 08, 2022 | 15:11
The World Bank has sharply slashed its annual growth forecast for China, warning in a report Wednesday that Covid disruptions could further slow recovery in the world's second-largest economy.
May 12, 2022 | 10:25
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh received Director General of the World Bank (WB) Axel Van Trotsenburg and leaders of some US corporations on May 11 (local time) during his working visit to the US.
April 30, 2022 | 21:58
Vietnam’s geography gives it a logistical advantage in boosting production, export and logistics services. This year, the Government has set targets of tapping its full potential.
April 26, 2022 | 09:51
By any standards, the pace of Vietnam’s development has been extraordinary.
April 20, 2022 | 10:00
With its strong commitment to the world to achieve net-zero emissions over the next few decades, Vietnam is cooperating with some international organisations on initiatives for low carbon imprints in the agricultural sector - one of the biggest emitters in the country.
April 13, 2022 | 16:32
Headwinds to Vietnam’s positive growth outlook are rising as a result of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, and risks from a slowdown in many of the country’s key trade partners are weighted to the downside.