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Rising Risks to Emerging East Asia's Local Currency Bonds - ADB Report
Emerging East Asia's local currency bond markets are still expanding but risks to the outlook are rising given the prospects of tighter US monetary policy, slower economic growth in Asia, and persistent capital outflows, according to the latest quarterly Asia Bond Monitor from ADB.
Asia Cannot Bypass Manufacturing on Path to Prosperity - ADB Report
Industrialization must be an essential part of the growth formula if Asian countries want to prosper and avoid the middle income trap, says a new ADB report.
Challenge for Asia to Maintain Growth Momentum - ADB Report
Continued tepid demand from the major industrial economies coupled with slower growth in the People's Republic of China are weighing on the outlook for developing Asia, says a new ADB report.
Emerging East Asia's Local Bond Markets Grow 12.1% on High Corporate Sales
Emerging East Asia's local currency bond markets expanded 12.1% year-on-year to $6.7 trillion at the end of March 2013, driven by double-digit growth in corporate bonds, according to the latest edition of ADB's Asia Bond Monitor.
ASEAN Nations Complete First-Ever Corporate Governance Scorecard
Results of the first-ever ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard will be released on 5 June 2013, resulting from the completion of the inaugural assessment of publicly-listed companies using the standardized ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard.
Grant Opens New Market Opportunities for Greater Mekong Tourist Towns
Vendors in three economic corridor towns in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Viet Nam will see greater access to microfinance and more space available to set up shop with a $2.5 million Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction grant.
Improved South-Southeast Asia Connectivity Key to Boosting Trade, Rebalancing Economy
Better connectivity between South Asia and Southeast Asia - through hardware and associated software - can unlock the full benefits of closer economic ties between the two subregions and help rebalance Asian growth toward domestic and regional markets, delegates at the 46th Annual Meeting of ADB heard today.
ASEAN Infrastructure Fund Readies $1 Billion Pipeline for Lending Operations
The ASEAN Infrastructure Fund Limited is set to begin its lending operations in the second half of 2013, with a pipeline of around $1 billion in projects for the next three years.
ADB Assistance Tops $21.5 Billion in 2012
ADB approved $21.57 billion in financing operations including cofinancing last year, according to ADB's 2012 Annual Report, released ahead of its 46th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors to be held 2-5 May in Delhi, India.
ADB Supports Solar Power Plants for Central Thailand
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing $85 million for the construction of three solar power plants in central Thailand, under a public-private partnership program, that will generate 57 megawatts in contracted capacity.