Latest Publications

Asian Development Bank and Pakistan: Fact Sheet

This ADB Country Fact Sheet provides social and economic indicators on Pakistan 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.

Lose to Gain: Is Involuntary Resettlement a Development Opportunity?

This book assesses the adequacy of conventional compensation and resettlement assistance programs to help policy makers, project sponsors, and project executing agencies improve resettlement planning and implementation programs and assist in reforming resettlement policies and land laws.

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.

Labor Migration, Skills, and Student Mobility in Asia

This report is a summary of the major policy issues raised at discussions at the Third Roundtable on Labor Migration.

CAREC Transport and Trade Facilitation Strategy 2020

Facilitating the movement of goods and people through transport and trade corridors in Central Asia provides the region's countries with tools to build solid and sustainable economic growth.

Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Program: Twelfth Ministerial Conference

The 12th Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Ministerial Conference was held on 23-24 October 2013 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

From Landlocked to Linked In: The Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Program

This brochure highlights the partnership among 10 countries of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Program to promote development, trade, and commerce throughout the Eurasian landmass.

Development of Environmental Laws and Jurisprudence in Pakistan

This report reviews the provincial environmental protection laws of Pakistan.

Energy Statistics in Asia and the Pacific (1990–2009)

This report is a compilation of energy supply and demand data of the member economies of the Asian Development Bank in Asia and the Pacific. The data include the latest 4 years of energy balances of 47 of the 48 ADB members in the region, and historical summary tables that present data on electric power generation, as well as macroeconomic and basic energy indicators.