Financing smart cities is mobilizing and attracting financial resources to build, operate and develop smart cities. Financial mechanisms and policies are the totality of viewpoints, solutions and financial tools that the State uses to influence the actors involved in the formation, construction and development of smart cities, following the goal of socio-economic development of the country. Therefore, to construct and develop successfully smart cities, countries, especially Vietnam, need to prioritize the development, appraisal and issuance of financial policies for smart cities.
Keywords: Smart city, capital sources, financing smart cities.
(Source: Vietnam Journal of Economics and Finance, No.1 January 2022)