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 Vietnam's Growing Power Sector

There is abundant opportunities for participating in Vietnam’s growing power sector.  Largely fueled by the increasing demand for electricity in the new millennium, several projects including the Yaly, Song Hinh and Ham Thuan-Da Mi  hydro-electric projects are in the pipeline.  In addition, planned development of new network supplies between Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia augurs well for a continuous growth of the power sector in Vietnam.

Total foreign funding for the power industry in 1999 amounted to US$299 million.  This came from official development assistant (ODA), World Bank, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Japan’s Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund.  

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