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ADB projects to improve health care and boost inclusive tourism in Vietnam

ADB projects to improve health care and boost inclusive tourism in Vietnam

The Asian Development Bank has approved a $100.6-million loan to support Vietnamese Government’s reform effort to improve health service delivery and the quality of health care providers, especially in poor, border areas and a $45 million loan to help Vietnam transform secondary towns into more economically inclusive, competitive tourism destinations.

PMI drops to ten-month low but business confidence rebounds

Vietnam Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) in September shows the first reduction in output prices in 13 months, slower rises in output, new orders and employment but business confidence rebounded from August’s low.

'Super committee' on managing $36 billion state capital debuted

The inauguration of Committee for Management of State Capital has come to an end the regulatory role of ministries in state-owned enterprises.

Tax-free automobiles from Indonesia surged

Last week, 1.440 units of duty-free cars were imported to Vietnam from Indonesia, accounting for nearly half of the total of nine seater or fewer cars.

Vietnam's FDI disbursement rose by six per cent

By September 20, 2018, foreign direct investment (FDI) disbursed $13.25 billion, up 6 per cent over the same period of 2017.

ADB reduces Vietnam's GDP growth forecast to 6.9pc

Vietnam’s economy continued to perform strongly in the first half of 2018, however, it remains vulnerable to external and domestic challenges, according to Asian Development Bank.

Binh Thuan kicks off $43 million solar power plant

The Luy River 1 solar power plant approved by the Ministry of Industry and Trade would have the capacity of 39 MW with the total investment capital of more than $42.8 million.

Import of automobiles to Vietnam from Germany and Japan increases

Last week, the number of automobiles imported to Vietnam reached 3,065 units, nearly 60 per cent higher than the previous week.

Quang Ninh's ever largest project Amata City Halong to be kicked off in October

Thailand-based Amata Group and Quang Ninh province have reached a consensus that the construction of the Song Khoai industrial zone, the first phase of the Amata City Halong project, would be commenced in the last week of this October.

IFC seeks buyers for its $350 million-stake in VietinBank

IFC's investment in VietinBank increased more than two times in local currency VND after seven years.

Mekong Capital completes 26 exits of private equity investments

Mekong Capital has become one of the first private equity funds in Asia to have fully divested three funds.

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