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18 May 2020 | Publication
Asian Development Bank and Pakistan: Fact Sheet
ADB operations in Pakistan focus on developing energy-efficient and climate-resilient transit systems and infrastructure, improving secondary education, enhancing technology-based agriculture, and advancing the energy sector.
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.
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.
03 Apr 2020 | Publication
Economic Integration in Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Member Countries: Financing Economic Corridors and Sovereign Bonds Market
The global financial architecture should focus on providing short-term lending facilities to improve the efficiency of developing projects.
31 Mar 2020 | Publication
Trade Impact of Reducing Time and Costs at Borders in the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Region
Trade facilitation, by reducing trade costs and raising the efficiency of moving goods across borders, is integral to international trade.
26 Mar 2020 | Institutional Document
Urban Financing Partnership Facility Annual Report: January to December 2019
By end of 2019, the Urban Financing Partnership Facility (UFPF) assistance has led to a total of 152 completed projects, comprised of investment grants, technical assistance, direct charge activities, and project preparation studies.
20 Mar 2020 | Publication
Building Financial Resilience through Financial and Digital Literacy in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa
Financial and digital literacy are key factors to building inclusiveness and financial resilience.
20 Mar 2020 | Publication
Asian Development Review: Volume 37, Number 1
This edition discusses current economic, environmental, and development issues in Asia such as poverty, migration, and financial spillovers. It features research studies in Pakistan, the People's Republic of China, Thailand, and Viet Nam.
11 Mar 2020 | Publication
Regional Institutions in Europe and Southeast Asia: Lessons for Economic Integration in South Asia
There exists a huge potential for closer economic integration and cooperation between South Asia and Southeast Asia.