Vietnam’s shift from a centrally planned to a market economy has transformed the country from one of the poorest in the world into a lower middle-income country. Vietnam now is one of the most dynamic emerging countries in East Asia region.
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November 24, 2014 — Vietnam needs to rely more on productivity gains driven by innovation in order to boost its economy, according to a new joint study by the World Bank and Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).Read More »
November 19, 2014 — Vietnam is among the countries committed to eradicating open defecation by 2025. A World Bank sanitation expert explains how the country can achieve this goal in a blog on the World Toilet Day.Read More »
October 20, 2014 — VIDEO: The Trung Son Hydropower Project will bring affordable and clean electricity for Vietnam in an environmentally and socially sustainable way. It also builds roads, creates job opportunities, provides basic services for more than 2,000 people in project areas.Read More »
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