KfW, ADB Sign $2 Billion Cofinancing Partnership

German development bank KfW will cofinance with ADB up to $2 billion over 3 years to promote development in Asia and the Pacific, particularly in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, and Viet Nam. Read More

ADB President Commends Sri Lanka for Strong Economic Growth

Sri Lankan economy is forecast to expand 7.5% in both 2014 and 2015, one of the fastest growth rates in the region. Read More

Bangladesh Praised for Steady Growth, Poverty Reduction Achievements

ADB President Takehiko Nakao commended Bangladesh for its strong economic growth in recent years and for reducing poverty levels by more than 25 percentage points in 2 decades. Read More

Investors Return to Emerging Asian Markets, Says ADB Report

Rising demand for local currency bonds is expected to hit $7.6 trillion at the end of March, says latest Asia Bond Monitor report. Read More


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