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Vietnam good at taking advantage of crisis: WB expert

Vietnam good at taking advantage of crisis: WB expert

Vietnam has been always very good at taking advantage of crisis to accelerate reforms and move faster and grow better, Jacques Morisset, World Bank Lead Economist and Programme Leader for Vietnam, has said.

Transparent policies best way to penetrate global value chains

Transparent policies best way to penetrate global value chains

VOV.VN - Policy clarification and adjustment are the best methods in which the nation can further integrate into global value chains, according to Ambassador of the EU to Vietnam Giorgio Aliberti, adding that the absence of being part of global supply chains and global trade activities would be a significant limitation for any country.

Open Budget Portal makes debut in Hanoi

Open Budget Portal makes debut in Hanoi

VOV.VN - The Open Budget Portal was first launched in Hanoi on August 26 with the aim of improving budget transparency and financial activities.

Property market to develop strongly in next two years: Insider

Property market to develop strongly in next two years: Insider

Though the COVID-19 pandemic may linger into the end of 2020, the property market will bounce back soon and develop strongly in 2021 and 2022 thanks to the Government’s resolve and timely action, according to Savills Vietnam Managing Director Neil MacGregor.

Foreign banks pour capital into Vietnam

Foreign banks pour capital into Vietnam

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, announced on August 11 that it will provide a US$70 million loan to Indo Trans Logistics Corporation (ITL Corp), with the aim of improving logistics, trade and competitiveness in Vietnam’s economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vietnam faces lowest growth in 35 years

Vietnam faces lowest growth in 35 years

Economists have predicted the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic could leave Vietnam facing its lowest level of economic growth in 35 years.

Local businesses told to upgrade upon entering EU market

Local businesses told to upgrade upon entering EU market

VOV.VN - With the EU representing a meticulous market, there is no room for impatient businesses that show a lack of creativity or have poor-quality goods, meaning that local firms must be proactively innovative with their product quality and strive to meet high standards set on goods and services.

Vietnamese energy market has plenty of room for development

Vietnamese energy market has plenty of room for development

VOV.VN - With national demand for electricity growing by an estimated 10.6% in the 2016 to 2020 period, with further growth of 8.5% expected in the 2021 to 2025 period, and an additional 7% in the 2026 to 2030 period, the country is becoming an attractive market for both domestic and foreign energy investors.

World Bank provides emergency aid to help Vietnam cope with COVID-19

World Bank provides emergency aid to help Vietnam cope with COVID-19

VOV.VN - The World Bank and the State Bank of Vietnam on July 30 signed a US$6.2 million grant agreement to strengthen Vietnam’s coronavirus surveillance and testing capacities, research capacity for COVID-19 vaccines, test kits, and communications about the pandemic.

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.

Can Tho, Switzerland strengthen multifaceted cooperation

Can Tho, Switzerland strengthen multifaceted cooperation

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho wishes to receive continued support from Switzerland and the World Bank in climate change response, urban development, and tourism-trade-service development, said a local official.

PM Phuc appreciates WB assistance to Vietnam

PM Phuc appreciates WB assistance to Vietnam

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc expressed his appreciation for the World Bank’s great assistance to Vietnam over the years while receiving outgoing WB Country Director for Vietnam Ousmane Dione in Hanoi on June 22.

World Bank, Phu Yen enter into strategic partnership

World Bank, Phu Yen enter into strategic partnership

VOV.VN - The World Bank and the central coastal province of Phu Yen on June 12 signed a Memorandum of Understanding, establishing a partnership for strategic engagements during the 2020-25 period.