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Pacific Economies Weathering Global Financial Turmoil
Pacific economies remain relatively sheltered from global financial turmoil, with growth projections largely unchanged at the mid-year point, according to the latest Pacific Economic Monitor, released today by ADB.
Private Sector Reforms Can Boost Development in Pacific - ADB Report
Reforming state-owned enterprises and improving the business environment and women's economic empowerment are critical to building a vibrant private sector in the Pacific region, according to the latest edition of ADB's Pacific Economic Monitor.
Eurozone Crisis Dampening Developing Asia's Growth Prospects
Europe's worsening financial and banking crisis and a sluggish recovery in the United States are weighing on developing Asia's growth prospects, according to figures released today from the Asian Development Outlook Supplement, published by ADB.
ADB Welcomes Passage of Secured Transactions Act
ADB welcomes the passing of a new Secured Transactions Act in Palau, which will make it easier for local people to conduct business in the island nation. ADB supported the drafting of the Act, which was prepared following extensive consultations.
Inclusive, Green, Knowledge-Based Growth Keys to Asia's Future
Growth in the Asia and Pacific region is strong, but growth alone is not enough for the region to succeed in an era of global change, ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda said in his annual address to the ADB Board of Governors.
Global Crisis Must Not Disrupt Asia's Continuing Transformation: ADB Report
While developing Asia must build a firewall against possible escalation of the global financial crisis, it must not veer from long-term structural reforms already underway to further its economic transformation, delegates at the Governors' Seminar at the 45th Annual Meeting of ADB heard today.
ADB Assistance to Developing Asia Tops $21.7 Billion in 2011
ADB approved $21.72 billion in financing operations last year, a 14.5% increase on ADB's previous year's financing, according to its 2011 Annual Report, released ahead of the organization's 45th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors, to be held from 2 to 5 May in Manila, Philippines.
Asian Leaders to Focus on Inclusive Growth at ADB's 45th Annual Meeting
Ministers and senior government officials, business leaders, fellow international financial institutions, and civil society representatives are set to gather in Manila, Philippines from 2-5 May for the 45th Annual Meeting of ADB, which will focus on inclusive growth through better governance and partnerships.
Pacific Growth to Moderate: ADB Report
Economic growth in the Pacific region is expected to slow to 6.0% in 2012, decelerating further to 4.1% in 2013, while inflation is expected to hold at moderate levels in much of the Pacific, according to the ADO 2012.
Developing Asia Growth Subdued but Steady - ADB Report
Weak global demand will weigh on developing Asia in 2012 but growth rates in most economies remain robust and should tick back up in 2013 with private consumption providing support, ADB says in a new report.