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New ADB, ADBI Book Highlights Region's Potential
National wealth in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, People's Republic of China and India could exceed that of the US and Europe combined by 2030, but only if the three economies take steps now to overcome challenges and reduce risks, according to highlights of a new book launched today by ADB and Asian Development Bank Institute.
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.
Corporate Issuance Drives Growth in Emerging East Asia Bond Markets
Emerging East Asia's local currency bond markets expanded 7.0% to $5.7 trillion in 2011, driven by double-digit growth in the region's corporate bond markets, according to the latest edition of ADB's Asia Bond Monitor.
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.
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.
First ASEAN+3 Bond Market Guide Published
The ASEAN+3 Bond Market Guide, aimed at encouraging more cross-border bond issuance and investment in the region's local currency bond markets, is now available through the ADB and AsianBondsOnline website.
Green Development Key to Growth in Mekong Region
The management of food, water and energy resources in the Greater Mekong Subregion will be the most critical challenge of the coming decade, requiring careful balance of economic and environmental interests and better management of natural resources, a conference on the future of the region heard today.
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.