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World Bank Hanoi office has new head

World Bank Hanoi office has new head

From July 1, Mme. Carolyn Turk will work at the World Bank (WB) Hanoi office as its country director in Vietnam, according to the office.

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

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

VOV.VN - The World Bank Group and the Australian Government have agreed to extend their strategic partnership in Vietnam, committing a further AUD5 million to support Vietnam’s economic recovery and protect the most vulnerable from the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

WB: EVFTA could lift Vietnam’s exports by 12% by 2030

WB: EVFTA could lift Vietnam’s exports by 12% by 2030

The World Bank (WB) has predicted that the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) could help Vietnam’s GDP and exports grow 2.4% and 12%, respectively, by 2030, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has reported.

Vietnamese retail to be at heart of post-pandemic recovery

Vietnamese retail to be at heart of post-pandemic recovery

VOV.VN - If the Vietnamese economy is able to successfully enjoy a rapid economic recovery following the conclusion of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the retail industry will be one of the driving factors in this revival process.

Vietnam shares experience in post-COVID-19 development policies

Vietnam shares experience in post-COVID-19 development policies

VOV.VN - With the country enjoying success in the initial battle against novel coronavirus (COVID-19) with the number of recoveries now accounting for approximately 90% of all cases and no deaths, various diplomats have been sharing the nation’s experience in preventing the spread of the pandemic.

WB, Switzerland supports HCM City’s new Bus Rapid Transit corridor

WB, Switzerland supports HCM City’s new Bus Rapid Transit corridor

VOV.VN - On January 15, the World Bank and the Ministry of Finance signed a financing agreement for a grant worth US$10.5 million to promote integrated urban development and transport connectivity along a new Bus Rapid Transit corridor in Ho Chi Minh City.

A solution for solar power development

A solution for solar power development

Vietnam has offered a very high price for solar power to attract investment in this energy segment, but the country now has to recalculate the pricing to ensure sustainable development for this renewable energy.

Deputy PM Dung receives WB guests

Deputy PM Dung receives WB guests

VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung received Regional Director of the World Bank (WB)'s Infrastructure Department in the East Asia and Pacific Region Ranjit Lamech and WB Country Director in Vietnam Ousmane Dion in Hanoi on December 20.