The central bank’s updates late last week showed credit had expanded 6.09 per cent in the first nine months of this year compared with the end of 2019.
Rapid urbanisation and a rising population were two of the difficulties facing the water sector, experts said at a conference held in the capital on Tuesday.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) this year plans to provide loans worth US$4.2 billion, doubling last year’s figure, to support developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region in addressing water challenges.
Recycling the world’s wastewater, almost all of which goes untreated, would ease global water shortages while protecting the environment, the United Nations said in a major report on Wednesday.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment has launched the Small- and Medium-sized Enterprise (SMEs) Development Fund for 2017.
The Germany-Việt Nam Water Forum held yesterday in HCM City discussed ways the two countries could cooperate in water, wastewater and urban resilience projects.
HCM City has begun the second phase of an environmental sanitation project at a cost of more than US$524 million, city authorities announced. Under the project, sewer networks and connections to houses will be built in parts of District 2.