Stable Growth Outlook for Developing Asia

Developing Asia’s outlook remains on track despite slower-than-expected first-quarter growth in the United States. Read More

KfW, ADB Sign $2 Billion Cofinancing Partnership

German development bank KfW will cofinance with ADB up to $2 billion over 3 years to promote development in Asia and the Pacific, particularly in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, and Viet Nam. Read More

Regional Investment Framework Pipeline of Potential Projects (2013-2022)

The Greater Mekong Subregion Regional Investment Framework covers a wide range of sectors including transport, energy, environment, agriculture, human resource development, information and communication technology, tourism, transport and trade facilitation, and urban development. Read More

Investors Return to Emerging Asian Markets, Says ADB Report

Rising demand for local currency bonds is expected to hit $7.6 trillion at the end of March, says latest Asia Bond Monitor report. Read More


The Viet Nam country partnership strategy (CPS), 2012–2015 is fully aligned with the government’s Socio-Economic Development Plan, 2011–2015.

The CPS focuses ADB assistance to Viet Nam through three pillars: inclusive growth, enhancing economic efficiency, and environmental sustainability. To maximize the development impacts in which ADB can add the most value in the form of financing and knowledge, ADB prioritizes six sectors: agriculture and natural resources, education, energy, finance, transport, and water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services.

Fast Facts

89.71 (2013)
Population in millions

1.1% (2008-2013)
Average annual population growth rate

11.1% (2012)
Population living below the national poverty line

ADB Lending

Amount ($M) / %
Sector (No. of loans)
1,680.66 / 13.47
Agriculture (32)
740.50 / 5.93
Education (15)
2,264.68 / 18.15
Energy (13)
637.00 / 5.11
Finance (13)
398.34 / 3.19
Health (13)
139.50 / 1.12
Industry and Trade (6)
280.00 / 2.24
Multisector (7)
1,029.08 / 8.25
Public Sector (13)
4,152.40 / 33.28
Transport and ICT (26)
1,154.82 / 9.26
Water Supply (16)
12,476.98 / 100.00
TOTAL (154)
Cumulative as of 31 December 2013