In the Spotlight
Five ways to boost COVID-19 vaccine trust in Central and West Asia
A survey in Georgia, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan found only about a quarter of adults believed that all COVID-19 vaccines tested by authorities are safe.
Modernizing Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures for Trade in the CAREC Region
CAREC's Common Agenda for Modernization of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures for Trade helps countries address transboundary risks to human, plant and animal health while facilitating trade and improving access to global agricultural value chains.
Kyrgyz Republic Economy to Rebound in 2021 and 2022 Despite Risks — ADB
The Kyrgyz Republic’s economy is expected to recover slowly in 2021 before accelerating in 2022 as borders reopen and supply chains reactivate, according to a new Asian Development Bank report.
Linking Asia’s financial markets will help the region respond to the next crisis
Just as past crises triggered international and regional financial cooperation, the pandemic offers an opportunity to collectively improve financial resilience and soundness.