Australia, World Bank support Vietnam’s data survey on gender Society

Australia, World Bank support Vietnam’s data survey on gender

The World Bank (WB) has signed an agreement with the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) to provide a non-refundable aid worth 740,000 AUD (563,000 USD) through the Australia-World Bank Group Strategic Partnership’s second phase to help Vietnam conduct a nationwide survey serving its gender policy making.
IFC helps Vietnamese bank aid SMEs amid COVID-19 Business

IFC helps Vietnamese bank aid SMEs amid COVID-19

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) – a member of the World Bank Group – will provide another 40 million USD for the Orient Commercial Bank (OCB) to help with the support of COVID-hit clients, especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
WB, Australia to support Vietnam in mitigating COVID-19 impacts Business

WB, Australia to support Vietnam in mitigating COVID-19 impacts

The World Bank (WB) Group and the Australian Government have agreed to extend their strategic partnership in Vietnam with a commitment of a further 5 million AUD to support Vietnam’s economic recovery and protect the most vulnerable from the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
IFC supports exports of high quality fruits Business

IFC supports exports of high quality fruits

The IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Plant Protection Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to support efforts to expand export markets for Vietnam's high quality fruits.
IFC credit package boosts lending to Vietnamese SMEs Business

IFC credit package boosts lending to Vietnamese SMEs

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) – a sister organisation of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group - and the Orient Commercial Bank (OCB) on March 27 signed a cooperation deal on a 100 million USD credit package and a consultancy programme to promote supply chain financing.
Workshop seeks to boost Vietnam’s digital economic development Business

Workshop seeks to boost Vietnam’s digital economic development

The Vietnamese Government should paid due attention to outlining policies to promote breakthrough technologies as well as to bolster digital economic development in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, World Bank Country Director for Vietnam Osmane Dione said on March 7.
PM attends opening session of IMF-WB annual meetings World

PM attends opening session of IMF-WB annual meetings

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc joined leaders of other ASEAN countries at the opening ceremony of the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)-World Bank (WB) Group in Bali, Indonesia, on October 12.
Indonesia ensures safety for IMF-WB meeting World

Indonesia ensures safety for IMF-WB meeting

The Indonesian government has affirmed that it is ensuring security and safety for delegates and participants of the ongoing 2018 International Monetary Fund (IMF)-World Bank (WB) Group Annual Meetings in Nusa Dua, Bali, following a 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck in East Java early on October 11, heard a press conference later the same day.
IFC funds clean water access project in Vietnam Business

IFC funds clean water access project in Vietnam

The International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, has committed a convertible loan worth 15.3 million USD to DNP Water JSC, a private Vietnamese company, to increase access to and availability of clean water for residents in urban areas.
APEC 2017: Delegates laud Vietnam’s financial cooperation initiatives World

APEC 2017: Delegates laud Vietnam’s financial cooperation initiatives

International delegates attending the APEC Finance and Central Bank Deputies’ Meeting (FCBDM) spoke highly of four priorities for APEC cooperation initiated by Vietnam in 2017, including Long-term Investment in Infrastructure, Base Erosion and Profit Shifting, Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance and Financial Inclusion.
Vietnam says bad debts under control Business

Vietnam says bad debts under control

Nonperforming loans (NPLs) must be revolved at the earliest, especially in the banking and financial sector, in order to strengthen Vietnam’s economy, ensure efficiency and boost effectiveness in capital allocation, a World Bank Group (WBG) official told a seminar on September 26.