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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.
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.
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.
Asia's Increasing Rich-Poor Divide Undermining Growth, Stability - ADB Report
Asia's rapid growth is leaving millions behind, causing a widening gap between rich and poor that threatens to undermine the region's stability, according to a new report from ADB.
ADB Expects Pacific Growth and Inflation to Moderate in 2012
Economic growth in the Pacific region is expected to slow to 6.0% in 2012 from 7.0% in 2011, according to the latest Pacific Economic Monitor released today by ADB. The slowdown is driven by lower growth in large resource-exporting economies that dominate regional growth.
ADB Improves Aid Transparency by Joining AidFlows.org
ADB is helping provide a clearer picture of how much development aid is provided and received around the world by joining AidFlows, in partnership with the World Bank and Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.
Media Registration Open for ADB's 45th Annual Meeting in Manila
ADB has opened online media registration for the 45th Annual Meeting of ADB's Board of Governors, to be held on 2-5 May 2012 at the Philippine International Convention Center in Manila. This is the 15th ADB Annual Meeting to be held in the Philippines, where ADB is headquartered.
Global Financial Instability Shows Need for Fiscal Discipline in the Pacific - ADB
The eurozone crisis is expected to have only limited impact on the Pacific because the region's growth prospects are more closely tied to the economies of Australia and New Zealand.