The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) and the World Bank (WB) signed three credit agreements worth US$400 million and related documents in Hanoi on May 14.
(VOV) -The World Bank (WB) Board of Directors approved a two-part funding programme totaling US$150 million on March 1.
(VOV) - To achieve its set target for economic growth in 2013, Vietnam should shift focus onto the key tasks of dealing with bad debts and restructuring the national economy, says senior trade official Truong Dinh Tuyen.
(VOV) -The World Bank on November 8 approved a credit of US$70 million for the second Vietnam Climate Change Development Policy Operation.
(VOV) - The disbursement of official development assistance (ODA) has increased significantly in the past ten months, providing fresh impetus for national economic development.
The World Bank Board of Directors on March 23 approved a total of US$ 522 million in credits and loans for the development of Vietnam’s urban, energy, and forest sectors.
The World Bank will funnel an additional US$97 million into a rural transport project to reduce travel cost and increase market accessibility for five million people in 32 provinces across Vietnam.
The cultivation of creative thoughts is needed to ensure the sustainable development of the creative economy and to avoid the “middle-income trap”.
Vietnam’s Gross Domestic Production (GDP) increased by 6.8 percent in 2010, making it become a middle-income country with GDP per capita of US$1,168.
The 2010 Consultative Group (CG) Meeting of Donors to Vietnam entitled 'Stabilizing the Macroeconomy and Focusing on Sustainable Development' opened in Hanoi on December 7 with a focus on the future of partnership when Vietnam joins the global group of middle-income countries.
A seminar was held in Hanoi on November 16 by the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) to give opinions on attracting, managing and applying ODA in the 2011-2015 period.
Vietnam ’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Nov. 12 met with his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong and ASEAN Secretary General Surin Pitsuwan prior to the plenary session of the G20 Summit.
The G20 agenda should be focused not only on underdeveloped and low-income countries but also on developed countries, including ASEAN member countries.
The World Bank (WB) and the State Bank of Vietnam on July 15 signed in Hanoi a credit worth US$100 million to help improve the capacity of Vietnamese governmental agencies.
The International Monetary Fund opened a forum entitled “Post-crisis Growth and Poverty Reduction in Developing Asian Countries” in Hanoi on March 22.