The Ministry of Finance coordinated with the World Bank (WB) and the Vietnam Bond Market Association to hold a seminar to announce the annual report of the Vietnam bond market in 2019 and dialogue on solutions to develop the corporate bond market on November 9 in Ho Chi Minh City.
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.
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors yesterday approved an International Development Association (IDA) Credit in the amount of US$80 million to improve the quality of key urban infrastructure, including transport connectivity, drainage and sewer systems, public spaces and preschools in the northern province of Thai Nguyen.
Poverty in Vietnam continues to falling, particularly amongst ethnic minorities, who saw their rate of poverty decline significantly by 13 percentage points, the largest decline in the past decade, says a new World Bank report released yesterday.
The World Bank and the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) have launched a campaign to promote the deployment of renewable energy in the country, with the installation of five solar measurement stations across the country.