North American Representative Office
In the Spotlight
Developing countries in Asia will enjoy continued strong economic growth despite a surprise vote by the United Kingdom to leave the European Union that chilled an already tepid recovery in Europe, according to the newly released Asian Development Outlook Supplement.
Success of housing policies depends on supply conditions and tax incentives, an analysis of three developed countries show.
Strong relationships with development partners meant ADB operations in 2015 totaled $27.17 billion. ADB’s Donor Report highlights the importance of effective development partnerships in ADB's operations.
At the heart of Asia's growth is a hidden energy driving the continent - from the Himalayas to the world's fastest cities. It's a story shaped by dynamism, innovation, and resilience: Asia is changing beyond recognition. At the Asian Development Bank, we believe in finding a common purpose across the great continent we've helped grow over the past 50 years, so that everyone benefits from economic growth.
The North American Representative Office (NARO) was established in 1995 in Washington, DC, to enhance ADB's presence in Canada and the United States. The office acts as a liaison between ADB's Manila Headquarters and American policymakers and major stakeholders. It serves to strengthen collaboration with other multilateral institutions based in North America, and conducts public and media outreach.
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