Vietnamese entrepreneurs have played an important role in the country's socio-economic development and the process of global integration, according to President of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vu Tien Loc.
Remittance flows into Ho Chi Minh City in the first nine months of the year were estimated at around 3.8 billion USD, a year-on-year increase of 7 percent.
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho hopes to receive support from the World Bank (WB) and the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) of Switzerland in institutional building, renovation, development of smart city, climate change adaption, and training human resources, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Quang Manh on October 7.
VOV.VN - On October 1, the World Bank (WB) and the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) signed a financing agreement for a grant worth US$2.2 million provided by the Swiss Government to implement the project titled “Vietnam: Strengthening Banking Sector Soundness and Development”.
Even though the human capital index (HCI) of Vietnam exceeds the global, regional, and even upper-middle-income country averages, the country also faces challenges in ensuring high-quality human resources as well as narrow the gap between ethnic minorities.
The BIM Land Joint Stock Company, a property developer under the BIM Group, has reached a deal with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, for an 87.5 million USD loan to develop tourism infrastructure in Vietnam and Laos.
The Vietnam Improvement Program has helped 82 garment-textile and footwear factories in Vietnam invest 37 million USD in efficient use of resources, thus saving 30 million USD per year, according to the International Finance Corporation (IFC).
VOV.VN - A two-volume study laying out a pathway to a low-carbon and climate-resilient transport sector in Vietnam was released at a workshop themed "Addressing Climate Change in Transport", held in Hanoi on September 16.
The World Bank (WB) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have called for solid steps to handle undernutrition among Vietnamese children, and reaffirmed their strong commitments to work with the Government in this issue as the country is building its socio-economic development strategy for 2021-2030.
Vietnam has delivered a strong performance on the human capital index but is facing challenges in ensuring high-quality human resources, said a World Bank official at the National Conference on Sustainable Development 2019.
A working delegation from the editorial group of the sub-committee on socio-economic affairs of the 13th Party Congress has had working sessions with several organisations and research institutions in Washington DC to study US policies, and gather experts’ recommendations to make preparations for Vietnam’s socio-economic development strategy in the time ahead.
In the January – August period, trade turnover stood at US$169.98 billion, up 7.3% year-on-year, which is lower than the growth rates recorded in the same period in 2017 and 2018 (19.9% and 16.7%, respectively).
The Foreign Ministry is hosting a meeting with ambassadors from the Middle East and Africa in Hanoi with the aim of boosting trade ties with the region.
Da Nang and the World Bank (WB) signed a memorandum of understanding on strategic connectivity in the 2019-2025 period on September 6 in the central city.
Officials of the State Audit Office of Vietnam (SAV) and the World Bank (WB) have discussed cooperation in the fields of shared concern at a recent meeting that was part of the SAV delegation’s working visit to the US from August 27 to 30.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese enterprises need to continue to innovate and increase IT application in both production and business governance and become the leaders in the digital transformation of the national economy.
The World Bank (WB) and the State Bank of Vietnam on August 2 signed an agreement worth 4.2 million USD in non-refundable aid provided by the Japanese government to launch a taxation system modernisation project in Vietnam.
Movitel, Viettel Group's joint venture in Mozambique, has been chosen as one of partners for a World Bank (WB) project to improve living standards and access to financial packages for the poor in rural and remote areas in the African country.
A project to build 2,174 bridges to replace temporary bridges in 50 provinces and cities has progressed more quickly than expected, said Nguyen Van Huyen, Director of the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam.
According to the Vietnam Logistics Business Association, Vietnam’s logistics market has grown by about 12-14 percent annually in recent years.