ADB recognizes that eliminating poverty cannot be achieved without transparency and accountability. It shares information with people in Asia and the Pacific so they can participate in the bank’s development activities.
ADB has been rated the most transparent development finance institution (DFI) for sovereign operations in a newly launched DFI Transparency Index.
Requests should be made in writing and be specific to enable ADB to locate the information within a reasonable period. Requests may be submitted to ADB in English or in any of the official or national languages of ADB members. English is the standard language for ADB responses.
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.
Goods trade in the region continued to expand through the third quarter of 2022, but the momentum decelerated, in line with the global trend. Growth in Asia’s merchandise exports slowed to about 12% year-to-date, from 29% a year earlier.
The ADB Data Library is the central store for all of ADB's public data. Browse data, view visualizations and interact with APIs.
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.