Asia has undergone tremendous urbanization and infrastructure growth in the past decade, with almost half of the population now residing in urban areas.
The spread of the digital economy creates challenges for international taxation as well as domestic tax revenue mobilization.
Challenges to disaster risk financing can be overcome through public-private partnerships and state-sponsored disaster insurance schemes.
Pacific island countries need to invest in niche markets, upgrade their transport infrastructure, and improve access to trade to foster sustainable economic growth.
Renewable energy is a crucial step toward sustainable development in Pacific island countries (PICs).