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People's Republic of China (PRC) and ADB

ADB has moved from an infrastructure-based support model for the PRC to one that will improve the quality of economic growth by underlining environmental protection and social sector development.

26 Jan 2021 | News from Country Offices

ADB Supporting Environmental Improvement and Green Development in Xiangxi, Hunan, PRC

ADB has approved a $200 million loan to help improve the environment and boost green development in rural areas of Xiangxi Prefecture, Hunan Province, in the People’s Republic of China.

07 Jan 2021 | News from Country Offices

ADB, OrbiMed Sign $75 Million Deal to Enhance Health Care Capacity in India and PRC

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $75 million equity investment in OrbiMed Asia Partners IV, LP (OAP IV), a private equity fund managed by OrbiMed Advisors LLC (OrbiMed), to enhance....

16 Dec 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB, Far East Horizon to Support COVID-19 Health Care in Rural PRC

The Asian Development Bank and Far East Horizon Limited entered a $75 million loan agreement to strengthen the capacity of rural public hospitals and indeed support COVID-19 pandemic control in the People’s Republic of China.

16 Dec 2020 | News from Country Offices

New Approaches Needed in PRC on Green and Blue Finance, for Sustainable Growth, Webinar Told

New approaches are needed to generating green and blue finance and managing catastrophic risks in the wake of the global public health crisis and economic shocks created by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), participants at a webinar heard.

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01 Mar 2021 | Asian Development Blog

Smart ports are needed for shipping to recover from the pandemic

Seaports, which are a lifeline for economies small and large, have been hit hard by COVID-19 disruptions. Using smart technology will help them rebound and could usher in a new era of equitable economic growth.

13 Feb 2021 | Asian Development Blog

Making RCEP successful through business-friendly rules of origin

The massive Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership presents a major trade opportunity for Asia but there are still critical details that need to be worked out.

29 Jan 2021 | Asian Development Blog

Why aren’t students in Asia getting the education they need?

Local decision makers, civil society, teachers, and parents need to be engaged with and driving reforms if teaching is going to shift sufficiently to tackle Asia’s learning crisis.

12 Jan 2021 | Asian Development Blog

Deal or no deal: Asia needs to craft innovative partnerships to pay for infrastructure

Developing economies in Asia have for years relied on partnerships with the private sector to pay for infrastructure projects. That could be in jeopardy during the pandemic.  

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