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Asian Development Outlook 2020 Update: Wellness in Worrying Times

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt global economic activity, developing Asia's gross domestic product is now expected to contract by 0.7% in 2020. GDP is projected to grow by 6.8% in 2021.

Publication | September 2020

Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2020

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.

Publication | September 2020

Mapping Poverty through Data Integration and Artificial Intelligence: A Special Supplement of the Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific

This special supplement to the Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2020 discusses how poverty estimates can be enhanced by integrating household surveys and censuses with data extracted from satellite imagery. 

Publication | August 2020

COVID-19 Recovery: A Pathway to a Low-Carbon and Resilient Future

This brief introduces a framework to help countries tackle the climate crisis and build resilience as an integral part of their recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Publication | September 2020

Asian Development Outlook 2020 Update: Wellness in Worrying Times

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt global economic activity, developing Asia's gross domestic product is now expected to contract by 0.7% in 2020. GDP is projected to grow by 6.8% in 2021.

Publication | September 2020

Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2020

The report highlights how the region has become the biggest contributor to global gross domestic product (GDP), reaching a 34.9% share in 2019 from 26.3% in 2000.

Institutional Document | May 2020

ADB Annual Report 2019

This Annual Report provides a comprehensive account of the operational and financial results of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in 2019.

Institutional Document | July 2018

Strategy 2030: Achieving a Prosperous, Inclusive, Resilient, and Sustainable Asia and the Pacific

Strategy 2030 sets the course for ADB’s efforts to respond effectively to the Asia and Pacific region’s changing needs.

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