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IFC assists Vietnam with green textile production

IFC assists Vietnam with green textile production

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has helped Vietnamese garment-textile outsourcers save over 20 percent of water and energy consumption.

WB assists Vietnam’s tax reform

WB assists Vietnam’s tax reform

A delegation from the World Bank (WB) recently worked with Vietnamese partners to prepare for a project modernising the tax system in Vietnam, according to Deputy Finance Minister Do Hoang Anh Tuan.

Vietnam targets parity between FDI, domestic firms

Vietnam targets parity between FDI, domestic firms

The need to bring about some degree of parity between foreign-invested and domestic firms while fostering increased linkages was highlighted at the Vietnam Business Forum held on June 16 in Hanoi.

Firms reject clean production initiative

Firms reject clean production initiative

Many businesses have refused to join a clean production and energy efficiency project because they don’t find attractive enough incentives, experts said at a conference on June 15.

Vietnam looks to improve bidding transparency

Vietnam looks to improve bidding transparency

The bidding grievance handling mechanism needs to be renovated to ensure transparency and keep pace with the country’s rapid international integration, said Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Dao Quang Thu.

Vietnam to miss 2017 growth target: WB

Vietnam to miss 2017 growth target: WB

The World Bank (WB) released its Global Economic Prospects report on June 4, forecasting a global 2017 economic growth rate of 2.7% and a Vietnamese growth rate of 6.3%, lower than the 6.7% goal set by the government.

APEC 2017 offers opportunities to promote Quang Nam

APEC 2017 offers opportunities to promote Quang Nam

The meeting of finance ministers from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies in the framework of the APEC 2017 in Vietnam, will offer a good chance for central Quang Nam province to promote its image to domestic and international friends, a local offical has said.

IFC assists Vietnam with sustainable agricultural production

IFC assists Vietnam with sustainable agricultural production

International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has invested approximately US$10.2 million in PAN Farm JSC to support the expansion of its seed business, which is suitable for local weather conditions in the Mekong Delta and the south central coastal regions.