This brief draws on experiences from the Republic of Korea and the United States to provide insights on how public lending schemes can support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.
Amid high reliance on United States (US) dollar-denominated funding, this paper finds changes in exchange rates affect sovereign credit risk premiums in selected emerging Asian economies.
Against the backdrop of recent rises in nonperforming loans in some Asian economies, this study looks at nonperforming loans, including the determinants, macrofinancial feedback effects, and implications for financial stability.
This brief revisits lessons from the Asian financial crisis, examines the emerging challenges that could undermine future financial stability, and concludes with some policy considerations.
This book traces trends in nonperforming loans (NPLs) during and after financial crises in Asia and Europe. It examines the impact of high NPLs, compares the effectiveness of resolution strategies, and explores policy considerations.
ADB has approved $3.8 million to support the restoration, conservation, and management of coral reefs in four countries in Southeast Asia and the Pacific.