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Financial conditions improved modestly in emerging East Asia between late November and early March but weakened at the end of the period due to uncertainty about US monetary policy and recent turmoil in the US and European banking sectors.
Largely triggered by water-related hazards, a total of 225.3 million internal displacements were reported in Asia and the Pacific during the period 2010−2021. Climate change is amplifying and intensifying the impacts of these hazards with unprecedented effects.
Milan Thomas, an ADB economist who specializes in social sector impact evaluation, and Yangchen C. Rinzin, a research fellow at the Centre for Bhutan and Gross National Happiness Studies, answer questions about the use of Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness index.
What is Energy Transition Mechanism (ETM)?
ETM is a scalable, collaborative initiative developed in partnership with developing member countries (DMCs) that will leverage a market-based approach to accelerate the transition from fossil fuels to clean energy.
Public and private investments—from governments, multilateral banks, private sector investors, philanthropies, and long-term investors—will finance country-specific ETM funds to retire coal power assets on an earlier schedule than if they remained with their current owners.
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Data and Statistics ADB's Data and Statistics
Data and statistical analysis in the Asia and Pacific region contributes to knowledge generation in ADB, helping strengthen its institutional priorities and operational effectiveness in its developing member countries.
Climate Finance in 2022
In 2022, ADB committed $7,110 million in climate finance. Of this total, $4,279 million (60.2%) is expected to contribute to climate change mitigation and $2,831 million (39.8%) to climate change adaptation, which is the highest adaptation finance committed since reporting began in 2011.
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.
Key Indicators Database (KIDB)
KIDB is ADB's central statistical database for macroeconomic and social indicators from across Asia and the Pacific.
AsianBondsOnline is a one-stop source of information on bond markets in emerging East Asia.
Featured Publications and Documents ADB's Publications and Documents
Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals through Solutions at the Energy, Food and Finance Nexus: 2023 Asia–Pacific SDG Partnership Report
Finding Balance 2023: Benchmarking Performance and Building Climate Resilience in Pacific State-Owned Enterprises
Economic Applicability of the Automatic Identification System Data: Use Cases and the Way Forward