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Asian Development Outlook 2014 Supplement: Stable Growth Outlook for Developing Asia

Developing Asia’s outlook remains on track despite slower-than-expected first quarter growth in the United States. The region is projected to grow steadily at 6.2% in 2014 and 6.4% in 2015, the same rates envisaged in Asian Development Outlook 2014. 

Sixteenth Meeting of the GMS Regional Power Trade Coordination Committee (RPTCC-16): Summary of Proceedings

This paper summarizes the proceedings of the Sixteenth Meeting of the Regional Power Trade Coordination Committee in Seam Reap, Cambodia on 25-26 June 2014.

Greater Mekong Subregion Economic Cooperation Program: Regional Investment Framework Pipeline of Potential Projects (2013–2022)

The Regional Investment Framework puts into operation the new Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Economic Program Strategic Framework (2012–2022) that was approved at the 4th GMS Summit in December 2011. TheRegional Investment Framework translates the strategic directions of the GMS-Strategic Framework into a pipeline of investment and technical assistance projects for the third decade of the GMS Program, from 2013 to 2022.

Climate Change and Rural Communities in the Greater Mekong Subregion: A Framework for Assessing Vulnerability and Adaptation Options

The objective of this report is to stimulate discussion among practitioners and researchers to improve the assessment framework developed under the Greater Mekong Subregion Core Environment Program as a tool to support climate change adaptation planning in the Greater Mekong Subregion.

Asian Development Bank and Myanmar: Fact Sheet

This ADB Country Fact Sheet provides social and economic indicators on Myanmar as well as concise information on ADB's operations in the country and contact information.

ADB Annual Report 2013

The Annual Report includes a comprehensive discussion on ADB’s operational, administrative, and financial activities in 2013; complete financial statements and opinions of the independent auditors; and a report on the activities of the Special Funds of ADB. The report also highlights how ADB has helped developing member countries in Asia and the Pacific make progress toward environmentally sustainable growth.

A Comparative Analysis of Tax Administration in Asia and the Pacific

This report compares the administrative frameworks, functions, and performances of tax administration bodies in 22 jurisdictions in Asia and the Pacific.

Assessing Impact in the Greater Mekong Subregion: An Analysis of Regional Cooperation Projects

A range of Greater Mekong Subregion Program projects in the road transport, health, tourism, and energy sectors are analyzed to assess their socioeconomic impact.

GMS e-Updates - May-December 2013

This edition of the GMS E-News features a progress update on the Regional Investment Framework, a report on the 19th Ministerial Conference, and meetings on tourism, transport, trade, energy, human resource development, urban development, and environment.

Asian Development Outlook 2014: Fiscal Policy for Inclusive Growth

ADB's Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2014 projects that developing Asia's growth will increase from 6.1% in 2013 to 6.2% in 2014 and 6.4% in 2015.