Vietnam’s transport, logistics need more private participation to maintain rapid growth: WB

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Vietnam’s transport, logistics need more private participation to maintain rapid growth: WB

The Vietnamese government need to work together with private sector importers, exporters and transport companies to improve freight logistics if the Southeast Asian country is to maintain its current rate of growth, according to the World Bank report released last week.

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Vietnam remittances hit US$12.25 bln in 2015

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam remittances hit US$12.25 bln in 2015

(VOV) -Vietnam received US$12.25 billion in 2015, higher than the level of US$12 billion one year earlier, according to the World Bank (WB).

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Vietnam needs to engage private sector in transport planning: World Bank

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Vietnam needs to engage private sector in transport planning: World Bank

The Vietnamese government needs to work with the private sector in terms of transport and logistics planning and policymaking to improve freight logistics, the World Bank says.

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WB: VN economy may expand 10% before 2030

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WB: VN economy may expand 10% before 2030

VGP – The World Bank Group (WBG) believed that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement will provide a key impetus to economic growth in Viet Nam, Japan and Malaysia before 2030.

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Project on enhancing Can Tho’s capacity to adapt to climate change approved

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Project on enhancing Can Tho’s capacity to adapt to climate change approved

VGP - The PM has approved a project on developing the southern city of Can Tho and enhancing its capacity to adapt to climate change, which is funded by the World Bank (WB).

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Vietnam to benefit mostly from TPP by 2030: WBG report

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Vietnam to benefit mostly from TPP by 2030: WBG report

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement will provide economic impetus predominantly to Vietnam, Japan and Malaysia among other parties to the deal by 2030, according to a Global Economic Prospects report recently released by the World Bank Group (WBG).

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WB: Let private sector help Vietnam’s transport and logistics

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WB: Let private sector help Vietnam’s transport and logistics

(VOV) -Vietnam’s evolving economy needs new strategies to maintain strong growth, and a World Bank report calls for the government to work with private sector importers, exporters and transport companies to improve freight logistics.

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Growth to ease through 2018

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VietStock FI English 1 month(s) ago

Cambodia is forecast to have sub-7 per cent gross domestic product growth for the next three years, with reverberations from a China slowdown, the recently signed Trans-Pacific Partnership and constrained garment exports expected to weigh down the economy, according to a new World Bank report.

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HCM City spends US$437 million combating floods

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HCM City spends US$437 million combating floods

The Prime Minister has just approved a US$437 million project on managing floods in Ho Chi Minh City by 2020, the Saigon Giai Phong newspaper has reported.

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Survey: Many businesses face bribe requests

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – The number of enterprises in Vietnam getting bribe requests when working with State agencies is big, a survey of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) showed.

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World Bank downgrades global growth forecasts

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Worries about China's slowdown and its impact around the globe have prompted the World Bank to downgrade growth forecasts. Bloomberg's Juliette Saly reports on "Asia Edge."

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Anemic recovery in emerging markets to weigh heavily on global growth in 2016

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Anemic recovery in emerging markets to weigh heavily on global growth in 2016

(VOV) - Weak growth among major emerging markets will weigh on global growth in 2016, but economic activity should still pick up modestly to a 2.9% pace, from 2.4% growth in 2015, as advanced economies gain speed, according to the World Bank’s January 2016 Global Economic Prospects.

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Can Tho urged to accelerate disbursement for WB-funded project

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Can Tho urged to accelerate disbursement for WB-funded project

Can Tho city must pay more attention to disbursement for the World Bank-funded Mekong Delta Region Urban Upgrading Project, which is scheduled to finish in 2017, Hoang Thi Hoa, an expert from the bank, said on January 6.

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Locals buy into a swelling condo market

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VietStock FI English 1 month(s) ago

The construction and real estate industry is huge and growing at a breakneck speed, as towering cranes and high-rise buildings emerge across Phnom Penh. With a flood of foreign investment over the course of the last two years, the World Bank has announced that construction is Cambodia’s most dynamic engine of growth with a contribution to GDP growth in 2014 at 2 per cent– outpacing garment and agriculture for the first time.

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Philippines to join China-backed Asian infrastructure bank

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Philippines to join China-backed Asian infrastructure bank

The Philippines said Wednesday it will join the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, despite being engaged in a dispute with Beijing over its claims in the South China Sea.

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