Viet Nam and ADB

ADB’s assistance program for Viet Nam focuses on transitioning to a green economy, harnessing the private sector, and promoting social equity.

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ADB's Work in Viet Nam

ADB is continuing its lending and nonlending support to help Viet Nam enhance climate-resilient transportation, promote sustainable urban development, improve rural connectivity, and reduce pockets of poverty in remote areas. ADB’s assistance pipeline for Viet Nam also helps to facilitate access to quality education, improve health security, support climate change adaptation and environmental sustainability, and promote private sector development, gender equity, digital transformation, and regional cooperation and integration.

To date, ADB has committed 457 public sector loans, grants, and technical assistance totaling $16.5 billion to Viet Nam.


Data: Viet Nam

Forecasts are based on ADB's flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Updated four times a year, it analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.

Development indicators for Viet Nam, including a selection of economic, environmental, and social indicators used globally to track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects.


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Contact: Viet Nam Resident Mission (VRM)

3rd Floor, Cornerstone Building, 16 Phan Chu Trinh Street, Hoan Kiem District, Ha Noi, Viet Nam

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Shantanu Chakraborty (Mr)
Country Director
Ron H. Slangen (Mr)
Deputy Country Director
Đặng Hữu Cự (Mr)
Senior Communications Officer
Cao Thị Dinh (Ms)
Operations Coordinator

The Viet Nam Resident Mission was established in 1996 and it is located in Ha Noi. Its primary responsibilities include:

  • Country strategy and programming
  • Policy dialogue and support
  • Portfolio management and administration of delegated projects
  • Aid coordination
  • Economic and sector work and other analytical work
  • Government, civil society, and private sector relations
  • Country reporting
  • External relations and information dissemination

It also undertakes loan and technical assistance processing.

ADB’s operations in Viet Nam require high standards of accountability, transparency, openness, and public participation. Members of the public affected by any ADB-assisted project may address their concerns if the project is causing or likely to cause harm.

The information on this page will guide you through the ADB complaints arrangements, as well as the requirements for complaints handling.

Who can file?

  • Person or persons from a community directly affected by an ADB project
  • A local representative (civil society organization) of the affected people. If a complaint is made through a representative, the following are required:
  1. name, designation, address, and contact information of the representative organization. Organization must be legally recognized;
  2. names of the project-affected persons on whose behalf the complaint is made; and
  3. signed evidence of authority to represent them.

Where to file?

1. Project-level

Project-affected persons are encouraged to first address the issue with available grievance mechanisms at the project level. Please contact the project owner, or the ADB project officer for more information at /projects/country/vie.

2. Resident Mission

If the complaint is not resolved at the project-level, submit a signed complaint by mail, fax, or e-mail to ADB-Viet Nam Resident Mission (VRM).

ADB-Viet Nam Resident Mission (VRM)
3rd Floor, Cornerstone Building, 16 Phan Chu Trinh Street, Hoan Kiem District, Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Tel +844 39331374
Fax +844 39331373

Making a complaint in person is only by appointment. Please call:

Process for complaints handling

  1. Receiving and acknowledging the complaint
  2. Forwarding the complaint to the project grievance redress mechanism, project owner and/or project team
  3. Monitoring the complaint resolution to ensure compliance with the project grievance redress mechanism

VRM will be closed on these dates:

Last updated: 3 November 2023