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  • ADB Assistance Tops $22.9 Billion in 2014, Record Cofinancing Result - Report

    The substantial lending volume reflects Asia’s continued need for development assistance, despite impressive growth and poverty reduction efforts in recent years.

  • Asian Development Outlook 2015: Financing Asia’s Future Growth

    ADB's Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2015 projects that developing Asia will grow at a steady 6.3% in 2015 and 2016, supported by a strengthening recovery in the major industrial economies and soft global commodity prices.

  • Together We Deliver: From Knowledge and Partnerships to Results

    Read how ADB, governments, people, and organizations work together to deliver sustained and inclusive results, making knowledge, innovation, and collaboration into a powerful combination that can help transform ADB's vision into reality.

  • Basic Statistics 2015

    Basic Statistics 2015 covers the indicators of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) such as the proportion of population living below $1.25 (PPP) a day, infant mortality rate, carbon dioxide emissions. It also contains data on basic economic indicators such as the gross domestic product (GDP), inflation rate, trade balance, external debt, fiscal balance, and others.

  • Strengthening Partnerships: Accountability Mechanism Annual Report 2014

    Gaining feedback, learning lessons from past activities and using them imaginatively for charting its future course was the guiding principle for the Accountability Mechanism’s activities during 2014.

    In this publication, the Offi–ce of the Special Project Facilitator, the Offi–ce of the Compliance Review Panel, and the Compliance Review Panel itself, present their activities in 2014 and some of the challenges for 2015.

  • ADB’s Open Access Website Now Online

    ADB has made all its economic and development research on Asia and the Pacific available under open access, a principle that promotes unrestricted online access to scholarly research so that it can be more widely distributed and used. The ADB Open Access Repository (OAR) will eventually include the complete current and back catalog of ADB research—well over 5,000 publications—dating back to 1966, the year ADB was established. Visit the OAR today.

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