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April 20th, 2011
Viet Nam: Infrastructure Draws Private Investment

Efforts to raise more capital from the private sector for infrastructure development projects were on the right track, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment. From now to 2020, Viet Nam will need US$160 billion to develop its economic and technical infrastructure, including transport systems, bridges, power plants, water supply networks and waste treatment plants. Meanwhile, traditional capital sources such as the State budget, Government bonds and development assistance from foreign governments only help satisfy half of the demand. This means that more than 50 per cent of investment must be mobilised from domestic and foreign enterprises. Read More