Publications and Documents

Explore our data-rich research, policy analysis, toolkits, guidelines, and other resources on economics and key development topics. Our operational documents are also available in this section.

Featured Publications and Documents

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Key Publications

  • April 2024

    ADB Annual Report 2023

    This Annual Report provides a comprehensive account of ADB’s operational and financial results in 2023.

  • April 2024

    Asian Development Outlook (ADO) April 2024

    Growth in developing Asia and the Pacific is expected to remain resilient, propelled by strong domestic demand, improving semiconductor exports, and the ongoing recovery in tourism.

  • February 2024

    Asian Economic Integration Report 2024: Decarbonizing Global Value Chains

    This report provides an overview of changes in trade and global value chains (GVCs), cross-border investment, financial integration, and the movement of people in Asia and the Pacific and explores ways of decarbonizing GVCs.

  • August 2023

    Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2023

    This publication provides updated statistics on a comprehensive set of economic, financial, social, and environmental measures as well as select indicators for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Economic Research Series

  • Asia Bond Monitor

    Examines East Asian local currency bond markets which enable governments to raise capital to invest in infrastructure.

  • Asian Development Outlook

    Analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific, including forecasted inflation and GDP growth rates of countries throughout the region.

  • Asian Economic Integration Report

    Reviews the progress of Asian governments' efforts to integrate their economies and improve cooperation on a variety of levels.

  • Basic Statistics

    Data on selected social, economic, and SDG indicators such as population, poverty, annual GDP growth rate, inflation, and government finance for economies in Asia and the Pacific.

  • Economics Working Papers

    Forum for stimulating discussion on research and policy studies that deal with economic and development problems facing the Asia and Pacific region.

  • Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific

    Presents data on the economic, financial, social, and environmental situations in a broad range of countries across Asia and the Pacific.

  • Regional Economic Integration Working Papers

    Focuses on how countries and economies in Asia and the Pacific are working together in the areas of infrastructure and software; trade and investment; money and finance; and regional public goods.

ADB Operations Series

  • ADB Annual Reports

    Yearly reviews and analysis of ADB's operations, projects, internal administration, and financial management.

  • ADB Fact Sheets

    Updated yearly, the Fact Sheets summarize ADB's partnerships with its members, providing key facts and figures and an overview of activities and future directions.

  • Country Partnership Strategies

    ADB's primary platform for designing operations to deliver development results at the country level.

  • Development Effectiveness Review

    Assesses ADB's progress in implementing its strategic framework, covering operations financed by ADB's ordinary capital resources and the Asian Development Fund.

  • Annual Evaluation Reviews

    ADB continually reviews its operations to assess their effectiveness, learn from past experience, and improve the development of future policies, strategies, programs, and projects.

  • Office of Anticorruption and Integrity Annual Reports

    Highlights achievements made on case screening and investigations, project procurement-related reviews, and learning and development.

  • Partnership Reports

    Annual achievements in ADB's cofinancing operations for current and prospective financing partners of loans, grants, and technical assistance.

  • ADB Sustainability Reports

    Information on ADB's continued work in promoting environmentally sustainable and inclusive growth and reducing its corporate footprint, in accordance to the Global Reporting Initiative's reporting guidelines.

Depository Library Program

ADB partners with well-established libraries across the region who have agreed to house ADB's digital publications and to promote their use among a diverse group of users.

 

Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI) - Knowledge Center
CDRI Knowledge Center
#56 Street 315, Toul Kork,
PO Box 622, Phnom Penh,
Cambodia
Tel: +855 23 881 701
Tel: +855 23 881 384
[email protected]
https://cdri.org.kh/

The University of the South Pacific Library
The University of the South Pacific Library
Laucala Campus, Suva, Fiji
Tel: +679 323 2282
[email protected]
https://www.usp.ac.fj/

International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University (ISET)
ISET Library
16, Zandukeli St. 0108
Tbilisi, Georgia
Tel: +995 32 2 507177 ext. 103
[email protected]
https://iset.tsu.ge/

Universitas Indonesia
Jl. Margonda Raya, Pondok Cina, Kecamatan
Beji, Kota Depok, Jawa Barat 16424, Indonesia
Tel: +62 21 786 7222
[email protected]
https://www.ui.ac.id/

M. Narikbayev KAZGUU University Library
Korgalzhyn highway, 8, Nur-Sultan city. 010000.
The Republic of Kazakhstan
Tel: +7 7172 70 30 24
[email protected]
https://library.kazguu.kz/en/

Central Library of the National University of Laos
The National University of Laos
Dong Dok, Vientiane, Laos
Tel: +856 20 55143923
[email protected]
http://library.nuol.edu.la/

Library of the National University of Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar 14200,
Mongolia
Tel: +976 99035971
[email protected]
https://library.num.edu.mn

Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Library
University Road
Karachi-75270
Pakistan
Tel: +9221 381 04700
[email protected]
https://library.iba.edu.pk/

University of the Philippines
UP School of Economics Library
University of the Philippines Diliman
Guerrero cor. Osmeña St.,
UP Campus, Diliman, Quezon City 1101
Philippines
Tel: +63 2 8927 2044
Tel: +63 2 8981 8500 loc. 3478
[email protected]
https://econ.upd.edu.ph/

National University of Singapore – NUS Libraries
12 Kent Ridge Crescent
Singapore 119275
Tel: +6516 2028
Tel: +6516 6949
[email protected]
http://www.nus.edu.sg/
https://libportal.nus.edu.sg/

Institute of Economy and Trade of Tajik State University of Commerce
Library of the IET TSUC
Ismoili Somoni avenue 169
735700, Khujand, Tajikistan
Tel: +992 3422 6 03 21
[email protected]
http://www.nus.edu.sg/
https://iet.tj/en/index-e/

Foreign Trade University
91 Chua Lang St., Dong Da Dist.
Ha Noi, Viet Nam
Tel: +84 24 32595158
[email protected]
http://www.ftu.edu.vn/