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Vietnam: Opportunity for Swiss companies to participate in an Urban Development project in the Mekong Delta area

The Vietnamese Government has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Can Tho city Urban Development and Resilience project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services, which include the assignment of “Sustainable Urban Public Transport and Central Area Traffic Management Study for Can Tho city”. Read more about the opportunities for Swiss companies here!

Various motorcycles in Vietnamese traffic situation

The assignment is to develop detailed plans and strategies for the development of public transport services and central area traffic management for Can Tho City within the context of the existing Master Plan. The consultant will review the forecasts and propose alternative strategies to adapt to the projected development over time, including considering the creation of a more compact urban layout with focus on the existing core area, and with new development, in two corridors to the north and south, within a radius of about 10 km of the center, in areas protected from potential floods.

Development of public transport services and central area traffic development

The plan is to inherit the approved studies or results of the master plan, to establish orientations and propose a number of specific solutions and roadmaps for the development of Can Tho urban public transport in a sustainable direction.  This will include the diversification of public transport types with high service quality, high volume of transport, restrictions on motor vehicle use, improvement of parking infrastructure and control, institution building capacity, facilities for the center of public transport management and intelligent transport systems (ITS) applications for the administration of City public transport.

Call for “Expression of Interest” until November 9th 2018

Interested companies are called for submission of “Expressions of Interest”. The Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form in English language (including: one origin, 3 copies, and Vietnamese translation version) to be delivered to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by 08:30 am, on the 9th November 2018.

Mr. Huynh Thanh Su, Director
Project Management Unit for Construction Investment Projects, Using Official Assistant
Development Fund of Can Tho City
Address: No. 120, Tran Phu Street, Cai Khe ward, Ninh Kieu district, Can Tho city, Viet Nam
Telephone: 84 -7103.754.086;
Electronic mail address:

More detailed information about the opportunity can be found under the following link. Do you have specific question regarding this project or wish general advice about doing business in Vietnam? Please don't hesitate to contact our Senior Consultant South East Asia, Angela Di Rosa.

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