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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World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim listened to a group of more than 20 young Vietnamese environmental activists sharing their initiatives on fighting climate change and challenged them to work together to build a bigger plan to address the issue.Read More »
The World Bank today congratulated Vietnam on the high-level attention to building resilience of vulnerable areas as well as Vietnam’s green growth strategy and action plan, and urged the country to forge ahead on a low carbon and resilient growth path.Read More »
A joint World Bank Group-Vietnam study, announced during WBG President's visit to Vietnam, will look at the steps the country needs to take to become a modern, industrialized country in a single generation.Read More »