44507-002: Public Private Partnership Support Project | Asian Development Bank

Viet Nam: Public Private Partnership Support Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 44507-002 Status: Active

ADB is supporting the development of bankable and commercially viable public-private partnerships (PPP) in Viet Nam. A project development facility will be established to fund preparatory work for proposed PPP projects, which include pre-feasibility studies, feasibility studies, and the engagement of advisors.  The enabling framework and institutional capacity for PPPs will also be strengthened.

Project Details

Project Officer
Dao Viet, Dung Southeast Asia Department Request for information
  • Viet Nam
  • Loan
  • Public sector management
Project Name Public Private Partnership Support Project
Project Number 44507-002
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2920-VIE: Public-Private Partnership Support Project
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 20.00 million
Loan 8273-VIE: Public-Private Partnership Support Project --Additional Cofinancing
Agence Francaise de Developpement US$ 10.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management / Public administration

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The project entails the use of an ADF project loan of $20 million to fund the establishment of a Project Development Facility (PDF) that would help bring bankable PPP projects to the market. The PDF would be used by government ministries / project sponsors to fund PPP project preparation activities which include pre-feasibility studies, full feasibility studies and the engagement of transaction advisors who would structure deals to bring to the private sector for bidding.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Increased private sector investment in infrastructure
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Improved government capacity to catalyze PPPs and infrastructure investments
Progress Toward Outcome PDF guideline was issued on 19 April 2017 which enables operationalization of the PDF.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Institutional Mechanisms for Developing Bankable PPP Projects Established

PPP institutional capacity developed through a medium-term capacity building plan

Strengthened PPP Enabling Framework

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

PPP Steering Committee was established under the chairmanship of a Deputy Prime Minister.

Decree 15 on PPP was issued in 2015.

A decree 30 on investor selection was issued in 2015.

Decree 15 on PPP provides provision PPP modality in various infrastructure sectors.

A decree 15 on PPP has provision on SOE participation.

4 PPP flagship projects have been identified for using the PDF resources. MOT and MPI are coordinating to engage panels of advisors for preparation.

MOF and MPI reached the agreement of keeping the revolving mechanism and a PDF guideline was issued in April 2017. Since this pending issue was resolved, the LA shall not be amended.

A shortlist of 18 PPP projects has been finalized.

Geographical Location Nation-wide
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design none
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Two consulting firms have been engaged the technical firm and the legal firm to assist the PPP Office in implementation of Output 1 on (i) strengthened public private partnership (PPP) enabling framework and improved capacity for PPP; and (ii) the establishment of a PDF as an institutional mechanism for developing bankable PPP projects.
Responsible ADB Officer Dao Viet, Dung
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Viet Nam Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Planning and Investment
6 B Hoang Dieu street, Ba Dinh district, Hanoi, Viet Nam
Concept Clearance 15 Feb 2012
Fact Finding 27 Feb 2012 to 02 Mar 2012
MRM 23 May 2012
Approval 25 Oct 2012
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 28 Sep 2017

Loan 2920-VIE

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
25 Oct 2012 17 Jan 2013 28 May 2013 30 Jun 2019 31 Dec 2020 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 22.90 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 20.00 25 Oct 2012 2.40 0.00 13%
Counterpart 2.90 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 25 Oct 2012 1.00 0.00 5%

Loan 8273-VIE

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
11 Jul 2012 09 Apr 2013 09 Apr 2013 30 Jun 2018 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 10.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 11 Jul 2012 0.00 1.55 16%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 10.00 11 Jul 2012 0.00 0.66 7%

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Contracts Awarded

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Procurement Plan

Title Document Type Document Date
Public-Private Partnership Support Project Procurement Plans Sep 2013