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ADB Maintains Developing Asia Growth Forecast

Developing Asia remains on track toward steady growth in 2014 despite slower-than-expected growth in the United States in the first quarter, says a new ADB report.

ADB to Support Sustainable Protection and Development of Watershed in Guizhou

ADB will support watershed financing and promote inclusive and environmentally friendly development in Guizhou Province of the People’s Republic of China, under a memorandum of understanding signed at a sub-forum of the Eco-Forum Global Guiyang 2014.

ADB Study Ranks Most Environmentally Livable Cities In The People’s Republic of China

ADB has ranked 33 cities of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) according to their environmental “livability,” through a series of indexes pioneered under a technical assistance study.

GEF Grant to Support ADB Clean Bus Project in People's Republic of China

ADB will boost the management and monitoring of a program to lease 5,000 clean buses in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) through a technical assistance grant of $2.315 million provided by the Global Environment Facility. 

Investors Returning To Most Emerging East Asia Markets – Asia Bond Monitor

Local and offshore demand for emerging East Asia’s local currency bonds is rising again and should continue given strong economic growth prospects in the region, said the ADB's latest Asia Bond Monitor.

ADB Supports Urban-Rural Integration to Boost Access to Safer Water in People's Republic of China

ADB will help improve water access and quality  in the People’s Republic of China through a $200 million facility signed today with a private water supply company, China Water Affairs Group Limited.

ADB Approved $21.02 Billion in Financing Operations in 2013

ADB approved $21.02 billion in financing operations last year, according to ADB’s 2013 Annual Report, released ahead of its 47th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors to be held 2–5 May in Astana, Kazakhstan.

ADB Sees Steady Growth for Developing Asia

Developing Asia will extend its steady economic growth in 2014 as higher demand from recovering advanced economies will be dampened somewhat by moderating growth in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), says a new ADB report.

Developing Asia Should Use Public Spending to Narrow Inequality

Widening income gaps are undermining decades of successful poverty reduction in developing Asia, meaning governments should proactively use fiscal policy to close gaps and promote more inclusive growth, says a new ADB report.

Moderate Growth to Continue in People's Republic of China in 2014, 2015

Slowing investment growth and active implementation of structural reforms are expected to push economic growth slightly lower in the People’s Republic of China in 2014, continuing a more moderate but still robust pace of growth, says a new ADB report.