WB funds Vinh Long’s climate change adaptation Environment

WB funds Vinh Long’s climate change adaptation

The Vietnamese Government and the World Bank (WB) have signed a 126.9 million USD financing agreement to improve access to infrastructure, connectivity and reduce flood risk in the urban core of Vinh Long city in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long, the WB said on January 6.
Sputnik: experts upbeat about Vietnam’s economic growth 2022 Business

Sputnik: experts upbeat about Vietnam’s economic growth 2022

The World Bank, Asian Development Bank, VNDIRECT Securities Corporation, experts and investors are optimistic about Vietnam’s economic growth prospect next year thanks to drivers such as exports, domestic consumption, foreign direction investment attraction, timely and effective policies by the Government, according to an article recently published by Russia’s Sputnik.
WB loan to support Vietnam’s economic recovery Business

WB loan to support Vietnam’s economic recovery

The Vietnamese Government and the World Bank have signed an agreement for financing of 221.5 million USD to support Vietnam’s post-pandemic recovery through policy reforms aimed at improving financial inclusion and spurring greater environmental resilience.
Vietnam’s economic conditions improve further: WB Business

Vietnam’s economic conditions improve further: WB

Vietnam’s economic conditions continued to improve, with both industrial production and retail sales registered a third month of growth, said World Bank (WB) in the December edition of its Vietnam Macro Monitoring.
Vietnam eyes green and sustainable agriculture Business

Vietnam eyes green and sustainable agriculture

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Minh Hoan and World Bank Country Director for Vietnam Carolyn Turk co-chaired a high-level policy dialogue on low-carbon green agricultural transformation and emissions reduction on November 30.
WB pledges further support to HCM City Politics

WB pledges further support to HCM City

The World Bank will always support Vietnam and Ho Chi Minh City in particular during the process of construction and development, WB Country Director for Vietnam Carolyn Turk said on November 29.
Vietnam’s economy sees positive changes: World Bank Business

Vietnam’s economy sees positive changes: World Bank

Amid a protracted COVID-19 outbreak, socio-economic data in October showed the contraction has bottommed out and Vietnam's economy has made positive changes, the World Bank (WB) in Vietnam said in its Vietnam macroeconomic update for November released on November 12.
PM busy with COP26 sidelines meetings Politics

PM busy with COP26 sidelines meetings

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on November 2 met with Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Andrej Babis, President of the Republic of Armenia Armen Sarkisian and World Bank (WB) Managing Director of Operations Axel van Trotsenburg on the sidelines of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in the UK.
Vietnam eyes building blue economy partnership group Business

Vietnam eyes building blue economy partnership group

The Vietnam Administration of Sea and Islands (VASI) at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the World Bank have jointly held a virtual consultation workshop on the building of a Blue Economy partnership group.