Meeting Asia’s Infrastructure Needs - Publication Launch and Press Conference

Event | 28 February 2017 9:30 a.m., Foreign Correspondents’ Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, Hong Kong, China

ADB released a report estimating the infrastructure financing needs in Asia and the Pacific. The report provides a detailed assessment of the region’s requirements in building and upgrading transport, power, telecommunications, and water and sanitation.

The report, Meeting Asia’s Infrastructure Needs, is an update to ADB’s 2009 findings estimating infrastructure investment needs in the region at $750 billion per year. It provides infrastructure financing requirements across sectors and for Asia’s five subregions. 

See a video recording of ADB’s Deputy Chief Economist Juzhong Zhuang and Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department Director Rana Hasan, lead author of the publication, discussing findings of the report at the launch.