Economic slump worries as IMF, World Bank pledge action

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Economic slump worries as IMF, World Bank pledge action

World finance ministers pledged to boost growth on Saturday at IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings tainted by lingering worries about the dragging global economy and hints of discord.

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Weekly roundup: Economic outlook, corruption survey, the '80s

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Weekly roundup: Economic outlook, corruption survey, the '80s

Vietnam's economy slowing down after strong year: World Bank

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Victoria Kwakwa appointed WB Vice President for East Asia and Pacific Region

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Victoria Kwakwa appointed WB Vice President for East Asia and Pacific Region

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim has appointed Victoria Kwakwa as the new Regional Vice President for East Asia and Pacific, effective on April 15.

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Vietnam fiscal threat looms as debt tops Asian neighbors: chart

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Vietnam fiscal threat looms as debt tops Asian neighbors: chart

Vietnam’s government is facing the biggest fiscal strain among emerging markets in Southeast Asia as public debt climbs, economic growth moderates and foreign reserves fall. State debt is set to reach 64 percent of gross domestic product this year, compared with 41 percent in Thailand and 56 percent in Malaysia, the World Bank said in a report this week. Total foreign debt is still fairly moderate though compared to peers. While growth in Vietnam is forecast to ease to 6.2...

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VN surpasses global economic upheavals

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VN surpasses global economic upheavals

VGP – The Vietnamese economy spectacularly overcame global economic upheavals thanks to increasing domestic demands and proper market-oriented processing industries, said the World Bank (WB).

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Vietnam's economy slowing down after a strong year: World Bank

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Vietnam's economy slowing down after a strong year: World Bank

Vietnam's economy will see "moderate" growth of 6.2 percent this year, as private consumption and investment will slow down amid downside risks, both external and internal, the World Bank has said.

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Business environment suffers from non-competitive attitude

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Business environment suffers from non-competitive attitude

Even though the number of bankrupted firms is high, government agencies have continued to say that there was nothing to worry about.

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World Bank expert talks down fears over rising public debt

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World Bank expert talks down fears over rising public debt

Vietnam's public debt may quickly exceed the ceiling set at 65% of GDP, which will result in the national economy's budget risks, warned a World Bank economist.

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VN expects comprehensive ties with World Bank

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VN expects comprehensive ties with World Bank

VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed that Viet Nam always expects comprehensive cooperation with the World Bank during a meeting with country director Victoria Kwakwa on Saturday.

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World Bank trims 2016, 2017 East Asia growth forecasts, cites risks to outlook

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World Bank trims 2016, 2017 East Asia growth forecasts, cites risks to outlook

SINGAPORE, April 11 - The World Bank trimmed its 2016 and 2017 economic growth forecasts for developing East Asia and Pacific, and said the outlook was clouded by risks such as uncertainty over China's growth prospects, financial market volatility and further falls in commodity prices.

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World Bank sees sustained East Asia growth despite global rout

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World Bank sees sustained East Asia growth despite global rout

Growth in developing economies in East Asia is holding up despite tough global conditions and a slowdown in China, according to the World Bank.

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New PM affirms continued cooperation with WB

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New PM affirms continued cooperation with WB

The Vietnamese Government will continue to tighten cooperation with the World Bank, especially in coping with climate change and saltwater intrusion, improving public administration and investment climate, and fighting corruption.

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World Bank hikes aid to poor nations fighting global warming

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The World Bank is boosting spending to help poorer countries battle global warming and power 150 million homes with renewable energy.

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WB continues financing HCMC infrastructure projects

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WB continues financing HCMC infrastructure projects

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong and related agencies yesterday afternoon received a delegation from the World Bank (WB) led by the bank’s country director for Vietnam Victoria Kwakwa, who came to work on cooperation programs with the city.

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Viet Nam's Dragon Capital to get $50m IFC debt to deepen corporate bond market

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Viet Nam's Dragon Capital to get $50m IFC debt to deepen corporate bond market

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private lending vehicle of the World Bank Group, said it planned to extend a $50 million financing facility to Viet Nam-focused fund management firm Dragon Capital.

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