Asian Development Bank

ADB leads $135M climate financing package to support electric mobility in Vietnam

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) mobilized a $135 million climate financing package for VinFast Trading and Production Joint Stock Company (VinFast) for manufacturing Vietnam’s first fully-electric public transport bus fleet and first national electric vehicle (EV) charging network.

Fintech, smartphone digital banking

ADB Ventures invest in FinTech firm Fairbanc for Indonesia expansion

Fairbanc's proprietary data science and machine learning platform leverages supply-chain data of FMCG distributor partners which allows financial institutions to assess credit risk and extend working capital to MSMEs with limited credit history and collaterals, according to the disclosure.