Vietnam’s economy forecast to grow at 6.8% in 2019 amid weakening global outlook: ADB

Last update 16:22 | 03/04/2019

With growth in the global economy and world trade projected to slow, ADB forecasts that Vietnam’s economic growth will moderate but remain strong at 6.8% this year and 6.7% in 2020, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

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“The economic performance in Vietnam reached a sweet spot in 2018, driven by strong exports and domestic demand,” said Eric Sidwick, ADB country director for Vietnam, at the launch of the Asian Development Outlook (ADO) report on April 3. Tiếp tục đọc “Vietnam’s economy forecast to grow at 6.8% in 2019 amid weakening global outlook: ADB”

Multiple Mekong forums risk igniting rivalry

ASEAN+ January 03, 2018 01:00

THE NATION 

LEADERS FROM six riparian states along the Mekong River will be busy this year as meetings on many cooperation schemes in the region are scheduled in a situaton that observers have said is overlapping.

 The youngest forum, the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC), will call its second summit meeting next Wednesday in Phnom Penh to endorse a five-year action plan (2018-2022) regarding its cooperation projects.

Its participants – six counties in the Mekong basin comprising China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam – have all been involved in many cooperation schemes over the past decades.
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ADB Launches First Annual Report Monitoring Progress of PPP Environment in Member Countries

News Release | 23 November 2017
  • Thermal and renewable power generation are the dominant sectors for the majority of the countries surveyed in the PPP Monitor.

 

ADB Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study in the Mekong Delta

ADB

Title Document Type Document Date
Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study in the Mekong Delta TA Completion Reports Jul 2014
Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study in the Mekong Delta – Part B: Climate Change Adaptation and Planning Consultants’ Reports Oct 2013
Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study in the Mekong Delta – Part A: Climate Change Vulnerability and Risk Assessment Study for Ca Mau and Kien Giang Provinces, Vietnam – Final Report (tiếng Việt) Consultants’ Reports Dec 2011
Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study in the Mekong Delta: Part A – Kien Giang Atlas (tiếng Việt) Consultants’ Reports Dec 2011
Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study in the Mekong Delta: Part A – Ca Mau Atlas Consultants’ Reports Dec 2011
Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study in the Mekong Delta: Part A – Kien Giang Atlas Consultants’ Reports Dec 2011
Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study in the Mekong Delta: Climate Change Vulnerability and Risk Assessment Study for Ca Mau and Kien Giang Provinces, Vietnam – Final Report

(Chapters 1-5) (Chaper 6-10 and Appendix)

Consultants’ Reports Dec 2011
Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study in the Mekong Delta (Cofinanced by the Climate Change Fund and the Government of Australia)

New infrastructure investments called for Asia and the Pacific growth

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Update: May, 06/2017 – 12:46

ADB President Nakao delivers an opening speech at the ADB’s Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors in Yokohaman, Japan today. — VNS Photo Ngọc Bích
YOKOHAMA — Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao has called for more investments in infrastructure to support continued growth in Asia and the Pacific amidst a range of emerging challenges.

Investment infrastructure will remain a priority for ADB as the bank prepares a new long-term strategy to respond to a rapid regional changes, Nakao confirmed while making his opening remark at the 50th Annual Meeting of ADB’s Board of Governors today morning. 

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ADB to lend $4.2b to water security project

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Update: May, 03/2017 – 22:00

The water shortage will get worse by 2050 and 3.4 billion people in the Asia-Pacific developing countries would be living in water-stress areas. ADB looks forward to providing more support to help the countries address these water-related challenges. — Photo Courtesy of ADB
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YOKOHAMA — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) this year plans to provide loans worth US$4.2 billion, doubling last year’s figure, to support developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region in addressing water challenges.
The information was released by Deputy Director General of the ADB’s Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department Amy S.P. Leung on Wednesday.

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