ADB keeps Vietnam 2022 growth forecast unchanged at 6.5 percent

ADB keeps Vietnam 2022 growth forecast unchanged at 6.5 percent

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has maintained its favorable economic outlook for Vietnam as it forecasts the country's gross domestic product to expand 6.5 percent in 2022 and 6.7 percent in 2023, based on the update of its flagship economic report released on September 21.
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ADB optimistic about Vietnam's economic prospect despite slowdown

The ADB has revised down Vietnam's 2021 GDP growth forecast from 6.7 percent to 3.8 percent due to a resurgence of the Covid-19 pandemic that has tightened the labour market, lowered industrial output, and disrupted agricultural value chains, according to a report released by the bank on September 22.
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ADB helps boost Vietnam’s private sector development

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a US$4.6 million technical assistance to help the Vietnamese Government to strengthen public-private partnership (PPP), private sector development, and state-owned enterprise (SOE) reform.
ADB highlights smart and inclusive planning

ADB highlights smart and inclusive planning

To plan for livable and sustainable cities that are people-centered and accessible, ADB’s report highlights the need for governments to employ smart and inclusive planning.
ADB ties up with MVV Training to support women-owned SMEs. (Photo: VNA)

ADB provides training for women-owned SMEs

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has selected MVV Education’s two technologies, Consultant Anywhere and Everlearn, to implement a COVID-19 business counseling and training programme for 500 women-owned small- and medium-sized enterprises (WSMEs) in Vietnam.
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ADB acts against COVID-19 after patient’s visit

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced on March 12 that it will shut down its headquarters in Manila, the Philippines for cleaning and disinfecting, after one of its visitors was tested positive for the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).

ADB helps regional countries combat nCoV

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved US$2 million in funding to support efforts to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.