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  • Asian Development Outlook 2015 Supplement: Growth Prospects Soften for Developing Asia

    Growth projections for developing Asia are revised down from those in March as slower-than-expected recovery in the United States and moderating growth in the People’s Republic of China weigh on the region's prospects.

  • Making Money Work: Financing a Sustainable Future in Asia and the Pacific

    Asia and the Pacific has the money to improve the lives of all its people, and protect the planet in fair and durable ways. This report highlights not just the need to inject more money into investments that contribute to sustainable development, but also to attract funds toward them—to finance human needs, infrastructure, and cross-border public goods.

  • Asia Bond Monitor - June 2015

    While emerging East Asian countries have made strides in broadening bond markets, global risks have the potential to put further strain on markets that lack liquidity. Despite these risks, the first three months of 2015 saw the local currency market in emerging East Asia continue to expand, reaching $8.3 trillion, compared to $8.2 trillion the previous quarter. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

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