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"Darkness is not for humans. Darkness is fear, darkness is crime, darkness is inconvenience." With this photo essay find out how off-grid solar technology is a transformer of lives.


The Impact of Trade Conflict on Developing Asia

The 2018 trade conflict between the United States and the People’s Republic of China presents a stumbling block to the global manufacturing and international trade that has driven growth and prosperity in Asia.

Data Story

Trade Conflict and Developing Asia

The growing trade battle that broke out in early 2018 between the United States and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) means GDP could fall by as much as 1 percentage point in PRC and 0.2 percentage point in the United States over a period of 2-3 years relative to a no-conflict scenario.

Blog Entry

Why imposing trade tariffs backfires in an interconnected world

Production value chains in Asia and beyond will be severely affected by the US-PRC trade tensions.

Blog Entry

Trade policy uncertainty is at all-time highs—and that’s bad news

After 500 days of trade conflict, policy uncertainty is growing worldwide and the negative effects are being felt.

ADB in the Capital Markets

A leading triple-A borrower in the international markets, ADB raises funds regularly through bond issues in international and domestic capital markets, reflecting strong credit fundamentals and conservative financial policies.

Institutional Document

Investor Presentation

The ADB Investor Presentation provides an overview of the Asian Development Bank, its operations, and other information relevant to prospective investors.


ADB Green Bonds Newsletter and Impact Report 2018

At least 75% of the number of ADB’s committed operations will be supporting climate change mitigation and adaptation by 2030. Climate finance from ADB’s own resources will reach $80 billion during 2019–2030.

Private Sector Financing

Private investment is key to Asia’s prosperity. ADB works with private sector clients to empower communities in many ways—like building the infrastructure they need, boosting farmer incomes, and delivering clean energy supplies.


Public–Private Partnership Monitor (Second Edition)

This publication presents information on the status of the public–private partnership (PPP) environment in 12 ADB member countries.

Project Result / Case Study

Investing in Asia’s maiden green bonds

Green bonds are an increasingly viable option for investors in Asia, like pension and superannuation funds, looking to get involved in green sustainable financing.


Economic research and statistical work contributes to knowledge generation in ADB and help strengthen its institutional priorities and effectiveness of country operations.

ADB Data Library

The ADB Data Library is the central store for all of ADB's public data. Browse data, view visualizations and interact with APIs.