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|11 Feb 2014||
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...
|20 Dec 2013||
The Bangladesh Quarterly Economic Update provides analysis and data about the economy in Bangladesh . In this issue, it features the evaluation of ADB's Road Network Improvement and Maintenance Project. No 20 Feb 2014 (Country...
|18 Dec 2013||
The regional cooperation operations business plan (RCOBP), 2014-2016 updates the RCOBP, 2013-2015 and is the third RCOBP under the regional cooperation strategy (RCS), 2011-2015 . Proposed regional operations for 2014-2016 are consistent with the RCS priorities. In 2014-2016, operations will continue to focus on (i) improving regional connectivity, (ii) boosting cross-border trade, and (iii...
|17 Dec 2013||
Despite years of sustained economic growth and enormous technological progress, energy poverty in the Asia and Pacific region remains at unacceptably high levels. Addressing energy poverty is an ADB priority. This publication highlights recent and ongoing projects which contribute towards that goal, through focused efforts and innovative solutions aim to bring the benefits of access to modern...
|10 Dec 2013||
Developing Asia Growth Outlook Steady As Industrial Economies Firm An improving growth outlook in Japan and the United States paired with stronger-than-expected performance in the People’s Republic of China support a steady growth outlook for developing Asia, says a new ADB report...
|28 Nov 2013||
ADB, Partners Aim to Protect Asia's Urban Poor from Climate Extremes ADB, the Government of the United Kingdom (UK), and the Rockefeller Foundation are teaming up to help Asia's fast growing secondary cities protect their urban poor from the ravages of climate change...
|27 Nov 2013||
Economics Working Papers Bangladesh today faces a different future than it did decades ago when relatively abundant natural gas seemed to be the key to prosperity. To support more evidence-based dialogue on energy development, allocation, and pricing reform, this study uses a computable general equilibrium model to evaluate...
|26 Nov 2013||
Knowledge Showcases The communal land system in Chittagong Hill Tract makes land acquisition complex. This case is the first successful application of consensus-based compensation under ADB's Safeguard Policy Statement. Highlights The indigenous people of Bangladesh’s Chittagong Hill Tracts have a...
Economic growth in Bangladesh has been largely inclusive and broad-based. The country has halved the national poverty rate to 31.5% in 2010 from 59% in 1991, and the urban poverty rate to 22% from 45% in the same period. Bangladesh is on track to achieve most of the Millennium Development Goals , including improved child health, gender equality in primary and secondary education, and...
|21 Oct 2013||
42173-013 $250 Million ADB Loan to Improve, Expand Water Supplies in Bangladesh Capital ADB has approved a $250 million loan to expand the coverage and quality of water supplies to nearly 11 million people in Dhaka...