Japan Representative Office
In the Spotlight
Asian countries need to look beyond transport systems based on private vehicles if they hope to keep their cities clean, efficient, and prosperous.
ADB returned to the US dollar bond market with the pricing of a dual tranche $1.75 billion 5-year and $1.25 billion 10-year global benchmark bond issue.
A new service set up by ADB aims to match buyers and sellers of low-carbon technologies to speed technology transfer to developing Asia.
The growth outlook for developing Asia and the Pacific remains steady, even though momentum slowed in the second half of 2014, but the declining oil prices represent a golden opportunity for many beneficial reforms, ADB says in a new report.
The Japanese Representative Office (JRO) serves as the focal point for interaction between ADB and its constituencies in Japan. JRO's main roles are to:
- promote public awareness about ADB and Asian and the Pacific region in Japan
- promote resource mobilization from official and private sectors in Japan for ADB operations
- assist government agencies, NGOs and other constituencies in Japan in liaising with ADB by providing necessary information and increasing interface and coordination.