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Cities Development Initiative for Asia

06.06.2013 - 31.12.2017

The regional multi-donor program Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) supports medium sized cities in Asia to prioritize, prepare and identify funding sources for sustainable urban infrastructure projects.


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Better Work Phase II

20.02.2013 - 31.12.2016

Better Work, a partnership of the International Labour Organization and the International Finance Corporation, improves compliance with core international labour standards in the textile industry. Better Work is relevant to the partner countries of the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO in Asia and demonstrates that jobs with higher compliance to labour standards do more for development. The main goal is to help exporting garment factories in developing countries to comply with the requirements of the international buyers and to improve labour standards in the global supply chain. It does this by promoting compliance with international labour standards and national law in global supply chains as a basis for building socially responsible export strategies enhancing enterprise-level economic and social performance.


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Swiss Contribution to Vietnam's Economic Management and Competitiveness Credit

01.01.2013 - 30.09.2016

The Economic Management and Competitiveness Credit (EMCC) is designed as a General Budget Support Operation, implemented under the lead of the World Bank to support Vietnam in the implementation of important structural reforms, which contribute to sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction.


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Project completed

Biotrade Facilitation Programme Phase II (BTFP II)

01.01.2013 - 30.06.2013

The BioTrade Initiative was launched by UNCTAD in 1996 to contribute to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity through the promotion of trade and investment in BioTrade products and services in line with the objectives and principles of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).


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Micofinance project in Vietnam

01.02.2012 - 31.12.2016

The International Finance Corporation is implementing this Microfinance project in Vietnam, which aims to transform Vietnam's microfinance industry from a state-led, micro-credit focused sector towards a more commercially oriented one by providing sustainable microfinance services to Vietnam's un- and under-served poor households and informal businesses, which are estimated to be currently more than 5.7 million. The project works directly with the State Bank of Vietnam in its function as supervisory body of MFIs, selected financial institutions (at least two promising MFIs and at least one commercial bank) on improving their microfinance products, but also at the industry level by promoting responsible finance and client protection standards (training and capacity building for 10-15 financial institutions). The proposed SECO contribution for the 5 year project is USD 3 million.


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Strengthening Decentralized Trade Support Services for Small/Medium Enterprises

01.01.2012 - 31.05.2018

The program will sttrengthen decentralized trade support services for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) through strengthening the service capacities of trade promotion organisations and trade support institutions. the program will work at provinicial level (North, Center, South) and be executed nationally by Vietrade.


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Swiss IMF Technical Assistance Subaccount, LoU South

17.10.2010 - 31.12.2015

Under the Letter of Understanding (LoU) South, the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) is financing through a dedicated Trust Fund ('the Subaccount') Technical Assistance (TA) implemented by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Africa, East Asia, and Latin America.

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