VIETNAM: Roadmap for Natural Gas Market Development

This activity has two components, (i) a Roadmap for Natural Gas Market Development in Vietnam; and (ii) Associated workshops. The Roadmap for Natural Gas Market Development will be captured in an analytical report, which is the core focus of this activity. It is anticipated that two workshops will be held, one focused on roadmap options (draft roadmap), and one on the recommended path (final roadmap). This activity is intended to provide guidance to MOIT and other key agencies in Vietnam in the following areas: • Economic costing of natural gas, • Options for evolution of market-based pricing of natural gas, and the options for natural gas market development post-2020 • Synchronization of emerging liberalized gas market with competitive power market and with the long-term gas contract market • Development options for supporting infrastructure • Natural gas regulatory mechanism, including specific approaches to price formation and regulation