High-Level Regional Tax Conference 2021: Conference Report

Institutional Document | January 2022

This publication discussed the importance of domestic resource mobilization in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and the role of the Tax Hub in the taxation agenda of the region.

Held in November 2021, the event brought together officials of tax policy and administration agencies from ADB members, senior representatives of development partners (the International Monetary Fund, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, and the World Bank), ADB staff, and other stakeholders who presented their experiences and brainstormed in plenary and breakout sessions. This knowledge exchange on reform experiences highlighted the challenges governments face in domestic resource mobilization and identified the possible support needed for future tax system reforms.


  • Overview and Summary
  • Day 1
    • Opening Session Overview
    • Highlights of Keynote Address
    • Highlights of Opening Remarks
    • Session 1: Asia Pacific Tax Hub: Operational and organizational matters
    • Session 2: Tax policy and administration options to address the emerging challenges from the digital economy
    • Concluding remarks and closing
  • Day 2
    • Session 3: Country Presentations
    • Session 4: Breakout Sessions: Subregional group discussion on challenges and possible areas of engagement with the Tax Hub
    • Session 5: Plenary Session: Way forward—what support and practical approach should be provided?
    • Concluding Remarks and Closing the Conference
  • Annex

Additional Details

  • Governance and public sector management
  • Public financial management
  • Taxation and domestic resource mobilization
  • 42
  • 8.5 x 11

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