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December 28, 2021

Signing of Japanese ODA Loan Agreement with Viet Nam: Second Ho Chi Minh City Water Environment Improvement Project (IV)

photoWastewater treatment plant
photoSewer construction

On December 27, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a loan agreement with the Government of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam to provide a Japanese ODA loan of up to 10,813 million yen for the Second Ho Chi Minh City Water Environment Improvement Project (IV).

This project will increase the wastewater treatment capacity of Ho Chi Minh City by constructing wastewater treatment facilities and pipelines. It will also decrease the risk of flooding and improve the urban and hygiene environment through improvement of the sewerage and drainage system. This project will contribute to the achievement of SDGs Goal 6 (clean water and sanitation).

For the overall project, funds of 1,557 million yen were allocated under the first loan in March 2006, funds of 13,169 million yen were allocated under the second loan in March 2008, and funds of 20,967 million yen were allocated under the third loan in May 2015. The present loan is the fourth loan following the previous loans described above.

Details of the project are provided below.

1. Terms and Amount of Loan

Project title Amount
(million yen)
Annual interest rate (%) Repayment
Project Consulting services
Second HCMC Water Environment Improvement Project (Ⅳ) 10,813 1.0 0.01 30 10 General untied

2. Executing Agency
Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee (HCMCPC)
Address: 86 Le Thanh Ton Dist1, Ho Chi Minh City, VIET NAM
TEL:+84-28-38291054 FAX:+84-28-38295675

3. Planned Implementation Schedule
(1) Completion of project: June 2023
(2) Issuing of letters of invitation for consulting services (including construction supervision): Already employed.
(3) Tender announcement of initial procurement package for international competitive bidding on project construction:Already contracted


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