39500-033: Ho Chi Minh City Urban Mass Rapid Transit Line 2 Investment Program - Tranche 2

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The purpose of the project is to support the local economic development in HCMC by initiating the first stage of a mass transit transport system, that will improve urban livability due to constant urban degradation and traffic congestion, reduce traffic accidents, and improve the city's air quality. Viet Nam's economy is growing rapidly. This is especially the case in large cities, most notably Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), which are the primary centers of economic growth and will ... Read More

Country Viet Nam
Project Number 39500-033
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2956
Loan No. -
Approval Date 27 Nov 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 500,000
Geographical Location Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
Sector Transport
Subsector Urban public transport
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: A
Indigenous People: C

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