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COP26 and the Importance of Climate Action in Asia and the Pacific

When the world’s leaders gather for COP26 in Glasgow next week, they will do so at a critical time in the battle against climate change. The event comes just a few months after the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned that the world is off target to curb climate change and could face catastrophic climate consequences in future.

ADB Insight

Lively. Informative. Hard hitting. ADB Insight is a new series that looks at the key development issues facing Asia & the Pacific.

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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.

Developing Asia’s exports are levelling off above prepandemic levels

Rising demand for electronics, mechanical machinery, and vehicles strengthened the rebound in developing Asia’s exports. The first phase of the export recovery was driven by surging demand for goods to tackle the pandemic, such as face masks and COVID-19 test kits. An upturn in exports of electronics, mechanical machinery, and vehicles has also contributed to the overall rebound since the last quarter of 2020.

  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.

  COVID-19 Policy Database

Information on the policy measures and the funding sources that ADB members have undertaken to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

Featured Publications and Documents   ADB's Publications and Documents

Sectors and Thematic Areas

ADB focuses on sectors that align with the commitment to eradicate poverty. The Bank’s work also spans across several development goals and cross-cutting initiatives.

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