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Developing Asia Growth to Fall in 2020 on COVID-19 Impact

Regional economic growth in developing Asia will decline sharply in 2020 due to the effects of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, before recovering in 2021, according to the Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2020, the ADB annual flagship economic publication. Read more

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COVID-19

ADB is supporting its developing members in responding to the COVID-19 outbreak through finance, knowledge, and partnerships.

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Recognizing the urgency of the global coronavirus pandemic, ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa introduces ADB’s new $6.5 billion assistance package for its developing members.

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ADB's COVID-19 Emergency Food Program Helps the Poor in Metro Manila

Visiting the frontline of the Bayan Bayanihan emergency food program, ADB President Masa Asakawa lent a helping hand to deliver needed supplies to poor homes in Metro Manila.

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We need better social protection to safeguard the poor from COVID-19

Millions of families who were already poor and vulnerable before the COVID-19 outbreak face impossible decisions about food, healthcare, and survival. We have a responsibility to act immediately and protect those most in need.

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Public Sector (Sovereign) Financing

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 53rd Annual Meeting of the ADB Board of Governors

53rd Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank

20 Mar 2020 Update

Given the ongoing COVID-19 situation the 2020 Annual Meeting (AM) of the Board of Governors will now be held in two parts. A reduced-scale meeting on 22 May 2020 will be held at ADB Headquarters in Manila. Please note this is predominantly for Governors' appointed representatives to consider ADB’s financial statements and allocation of net income. A full-scale AM to be held on 18-21 September in Incheon. Further information on the Annual Meeting website.

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