Ho Chi Minh City seeks investors for $6.7 billion green projects

Ho Chi Minh City seeks investors for $6.7 billion green projects

Ho Chi Minh City is calling for investments into 28 green-growth projects, valued at more than $6.7 billion.
Ho Chi Minh City needs to start carbon credit market quickly

Ho Chi Minh City needs to start carbon credit market quickly

Ho Chi Minh City has a great opportunity to reduce emissions and promote green growth.
World Bank to support Ho Chi Minh City on carbon credits

World Bank to support Ho Chi Minh City on carbon credits

The challenges presented by the carbon credit market were the main talking points of a meeting on January 24.
World Bank approves $231 million for Binh Duong Water Improvement Project

World Bank approves $231 million for Binh Duong Water Improvement Project

The World Bank approved the Binh Duong Water Environment Improvement Project on January 12.
The state of play for Vietnam’s economy into 2024

The state of play for Vietnam’s economy into 2024

The Vietnamese economy is set in 2024 to grow at a higher rate than in 2023. Andrea Coppola, lead economist for the World Bank in Vietnam, spoke with VIR’s Nguyen Dat about the country’s economic performance last year and prospects for the future.
WB-funded agriculture project benefits 29,000 farmer households in Soc Trang

WB-funded agriculture project benefits 29,000 farmer households in Soc Trang

As many as 29,000 farmer households in the Mekong Delta province of Song Trang benefited from the Vietnam Sustainable Agriculture Transformation (VnSAT) project funded by the World Bank, heard a conference to review the project in the locality on December 28.
Vietnam seals major carbon credit deal, fetching $53 million

Vietnam seals major carbon credit deal, fetching $53 million

Vietnam has sold 10.3 million tonnes of carbon credits to the World Bank.
Digital transformation is the way forward for agriculture

Digital transformation is the way forward for agriculture

Industry experts and innovators gathered in Hanoi on November 9 to explore how digital tools can transform Vietnam's agricultural sector.
BIDV pioneers ICMA compliant green bond issuance

BIDV pioneers ICMA compliant green bond issuance

BIDV spearheads Vietnam's first green bond issue, paving way for sustainable finance.
Vietnam should keep close watch on inflation rate: World Bank

Vietnam should keep close watch on inflation rate: World Bank

Vietnam should closely monitor inflation which has been on the rise in recent time, according to the World Bank (WB).
Ministry proposed to upgrade national highways connecting with Laos, China

Ministry proposed to upgrade national highways connecting with Laos, China

The Department of Roads of Vietnam (DRVN) has just proposed a project to the Ministry of Transport to upgrade and renovate national highways connecting Vietnam with northern Laos and China.
Vietnam receives $41 million from World Bank for sale of forest carbon credits

Vietnam receives $41 million from World Bank for sale of forest carbon credits

The sum equals 80 per cent of the committed amount under the Emission Reductions Payment Agreement.
Vietnam to consolidate fiscal stance in line with 2030 strategy

Vietnam to consolidate fiscal stance in line with 2030 strategy

The government should continue to support the expansion of domestic demand, which is gaining momentum for recovery, as a fiscal solution for spurring on economic growth, experts have suggested.
Addressing power shortages a prerequisite to economic stability

Addressing power shortages a prerequisite to economic stability

The international community is calling for the country to ensure sufficient and stable power for production, investment, and maintaining its economic stability.
World Bank forecasts growth of 4.7 per cent in 2023

World Bank forecasts growth of 4.7 per cent in 2023

According to the latest report by the World Bank, Vietnam’s economy is expected to grow by 4.7 per cent in 2023, with a slow recovery to 5.5 per cent in 2024.
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