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Viet Nam's Economy to Remain One of the Fastest Growing in Asia Despite Sharp Slowdown Due to COVID-19
Viet Nam’s economic growth rate is expected to slow sharply in 2020, to 4.8%, from the initial supply shock to economic activity from the COVID-19 outbreak and the subsequent and ongoing drop in demand from Viet Nam’s...
“The Asian Development Bank stands ready to provide financial assistance and policy advice to help the Government of Viet Nam contain the spread of COVID-19,” said ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa. “We will consider all options, including quick-disbursing budget support, policy-based lending, and expedited disbursement of existing loans, to ensure any support package can be approved quickly and disbursed in a timely manner.”
威廉希尔体育A $37 million investment from ADB and development partners assisted DHD build the first large-scale floating solar PV panels in Viet Nam and the largest installation in Southeast Asia.
ADB's $5 million HIV/AIDS prevention project for the Greater Mekong Subregion helped the Lao PDR and Viet Nam reach high risk and vulnerable people in border region economic corridors.