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In the Spotlight
Asia is set to become increasingly integrated as governments bolster trade and transport connections and build regional institutions, such as free trade agreements, regional bond market arrangements, and financial safety nets, says the latest report.
Developing Asia remains the fastest growing region globally despite slower-than-expected growth in major industrial countries as key economies move ahead with structural reforms, says a new ADB report.
Professor Shinji Asanuma of Hitotsubashi University discusses the factors that led to rapid and sustained growth among some of Asia's established economies.
Improving the well-being of the poor across Asia and the Pacific entails looking beyond traditional indicators such as the $1.25 a day poverty line.
Economic research and statistical work contributes to knowledge generation in ADB and help strengthen its institutional priorities and effectiveness of country operations. By augmenting the stock of knowledge of developing member countries and the region and disseminating it, ADB's capability to provide informed policy advice and undertake capacity building is enhanced.