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|3 Apr 2014||
This book reviews the small and medium-sized enterprise sector and the state of SME finance in 14 countries in Asia and and the Pacific. This inaugural volume of the annual Asia Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Finance Monitor supports the efforts of ADB's developing member countries to design a comprehensive...
|1 Apr 2014||
Asian Development Outlook ADB's Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2014 projects that developing Asia's growth will increase from 6.1% in 2013 to 6.2% in 2014 and 6.4% in 2015. https://accounts.brightcove.com/en/terms-and-conditions...
|8 Feb 2014||
Credit Rating Methods for Public–Private Partnership Infrastructure Projects and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in South Asia
A credit rating compresses an enormous amount of diverse information into a single symbol. Credit quality embraces relative default probability, loss severity, financial strength, and transition risk. The purpose of this rating methodology is to help domestic credit rating agencies, issuers, investors, regulators, and other market participants understand how public–private partnership...
|28 Feb 2014||
Use of Credit Rating Information of Domestic Credit Rating Agencies for Public–Private Partnership Projects in Infrastructure in Bangladesh
South Asia Working Papers This report identifies the effective use of credit rating to enable financing of public–private partnership projects in infrastructure in Bangladesh. This report identifies in greater detail the effective use of credit rating to...
|11 Nov 2013||
South Asia Working Papers This paper discusses local debt markets and credit rating activities in Bangladesh. The Securities and Exchange Commission of Bangladesh (SECB) promulgated the Credit Rating Companies Rules, 1996 for investor protection in...
|16 Oct 2013||
Development of Capital Markets in Member Countries of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
This report examines the development and barriers to harmonization and integration among the capital markets of members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation and to enumerate steps to achieving harmonization and integration. The globalization of capital markets has encouraged moves toward regional...
|17 Sep 2013||
How to build bridges to export markets so that people in the economic periphery have a better opportunity to take poverty off their own maps. Aid for Trade came to prominence just over a decade ago at the launch of the World Trade Organization's Doha Round. With its focus on helping least developed countries and...
|9 Apr 2013||
Asian Development Outlook ADB's Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2013 estimates that regional economic growth in the Asia Pacific region will pick up to 6.6% in 2013 and reach 6.7% in 2014. This is a distinct improvement on 2012, when growth stood at just over 6%. Consumer...
|18 Jan 2013||
The global financial crisis has led to a sweeping reevaluation of frameworks and paradigms for financial market regulation and macroeconomic policies. This book, the third in a series of ADBI and Brookings titles, aims to develop analytical frameworks and policy prescriptions for emerging markets so they can balance the goals of financial development...
|10 Dec 2012||
ADB to Assist Member Nations in Implementing Islamic Finance Standards ADB will help grow access to Islamic finance in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Pakistan with a $750,000 technical assistance grant to help implement prudential standards developed by the Islamic Finances...