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ADB, Australia Assist Private Sector Development in Mekong Region
ADB and Government of Australia are providing combined assistance of $10.5 million to promote private sector development in Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries. Myanmar will be a major recipient of this assistance.
ADB, Australia Assist Mekong Push to Promote Private Sector Ahead of AEC
ADB and Government of Australia are providing assistance of $10.5 million to promote private sector development in Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries ahead of the inception of the ASEAN Economic Community in 2015.
ADB Road Loan to Lift Access, Growth in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwaddy Delta
An $80 million ADB loan will upgrade a road providing a key link in and out of Myanmar’s agriculturally rich but underdeveloped Ayeyarwaddy Delta.
ADB, Japan Help GMS Countries Continue Push For Seamless Cross Border Trade
ADB and the Government of Japan are providing technical assistance to help Greater Mekong Subregion member countries tackle weaknesses in sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) procedures, which are undermining cross border trade flows.
Developing Asia Fastest Growing Region as Key Economies Advance Reforms
Developing Asia remains the fastest growing region globally despite slower-than-expected growth in major industrial countries as key economies in the region move ahead with structural reforms, says a new ADB report.
ADB Urges Asia to Take Advantage of Global Value Chain Opportunities
Asian economies—having reaped substantial gains from global value chains in the past 25 years—can extend these gains if governments and business work together to reduce tariffs and non-tariff trade barriers, and improve logistics and transport infrastructure, says a new ADB report.
First Meeting of ASEAN Judicial Working Group to Deepen Cooperation on Environment
The ASEAN Judiciaries Working Group on Environment met for the first time to explore ways to deepen cooperation on the region’s environmental problems.
Asia Uniquely Positioned to Lead Global Knowledge Economy - ADB
Asian countries have a unique opportunity to transform themselves and leapfrog older technologies to lead the global knowledge-based economy of the future, says a new report from ADB.
Human Capital, Infrastructure Key to Myanmar Growth, Says ADB
Myanmar must upgrade its infrastructure and improve the quality of human capital if it is to achieve sustainable economic growth and reap the full benefits from its ambitious reform agenda, says a new ADB report on the country’s growth prospects.
New ADB Office to Provide Independent PPP Transaction Advisory Services
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today opened a new office to provide governments with independent advice on shaping public-private partnerships (PPPs), a key conduit for greater infrastructure investment in developing Asia.