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Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2014

The Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2014 presents the latest key statistics on development issues concerning the economies of Asia and the Pacific to a wide audience, including policy makers, development practitioners, government officials, researchers, students, and the general public.

Framework of Inclusive Growth Indicators 2014: Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific (Special Supplement)

The Framework of Inclusive Growth Indicators 2014 is the fourth edition of the special supplement of the Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific. The framework is composed of 35 indicators used as measures of income and nonincome outcomes of inclusive growth; the processes and inputs that are important to improve access to opportunities, social inclusion, social safety nets; and good governance and institutions.

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.

Financial Monitoring in the New ASEAN-5 Countries

This paper examines key development issues surrounding the implementation of global regulatory reforms in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar, and Viet Nam. 

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.