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19 Jun 2020 | Publication
Dysfunctional Horticulture Value Chains and the Need for Modern Marketing Infrastructure: The Case of Bangladesh
This brief presents findings on agricultural wholesale markets in Bangladesh and provides recommendations to help develop more efficient production and marketing systems.
11 Jun 2020 | Publication
Asia and the Pacific Renewable Energy Status Report
This report provides a comprehensive overview of renewable energy developments in Asia and the Pacific. It covers 18 countries in the region considered fundamental to the clean energy transition.
29 May 2020 | Publication
COVID-19 Impact on Job Postings: Real-Time Assessment Using Bangladesh and Sri Lanka Online Job Portals
This brief reports on a rapid assessment of labor demand in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to help understand the impact of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The analysis uses job postings at leading online job portals in the two countries.
18 May 2020 | Publication
Asian Development Bank and Bangladesh: Fact Sheet
ADB is a leading multilateral development partner for Bangladesh’s transport, energy, and education sectors, and continues to support the development of infrastructure, skills, urban planning, and rural livelihoods across the country.
06 May 2020 | Publication
2017 International Comparison Program for Asia and the Pacific: Purchasing Power Parities and Real Expenditures — A Summary Report
This publication provides estimates of purchasing power parities (PPPs) and real expenditures for 22 economies in Asia and the Pacific. These are summary regional results from the 2017 cycle of the International Comparison Program (ICP).
16 Apr 2020 | Publication
Role of Regional Cooperation and Integration in Improving Energy Insecurity in South Asia
Energy security is a nation’s ability to meet the energy needs of its inhabitants uninterruptedly at an affordable price.
15 Apr 2020 | Publication
Firm Size and Participation in the International Economy: Evidence from Bangladesh
Export performance and firm size have a positive impact on trade participation at the intensive margin for firms of all sizes.
13 Apr 2020 | Publication
Foreign-Currency Exposures and the Financial Channel of Exchange Rates: Eroding Monetary Policy Autonomy in the Asia and Pacific Region?
Foreign-currency exposures on an economy’s external balance sheet may jeopardize financial stability when the exchange rate depreciates.
11 Apr 2020 | Publication
The Determinants of Participation in Global Value Chains: A Cross-Country, Firm-Level Analysis
High labor productivity, a large firm size, foreign ownership, and high technological capability are important for a firm to participate in global value chains.
21 Mar 2020 | Publication
The Role of Central Banks in Scaling Up Sustainable Finance: What Do Monetary Authorities in Asia and the Pacific Think?
There are multiple ways by which central banks and monetary authorities can actively address climate-related financial risks and support the scaling up of sustainable finance.