In the Spotlight
Asia and the Pacific is leading a recovery in world trade amid the continued uncertainty surrounding the global trade policy environment. This year’s Asian Economic Integration Report introduces a new composite index to gauge the progress of regional cooperation and integration (RCI) in Asia and the Pacific.
Growth prospects for developing Asia are looking up, bolstered by a revival in world trade and strong momentum in the People’s Republic of China. Developing Asia is forecast to expand by 5.9% in 2017 and 5.8% in 2018, a slight upgrade from projections in Asian Development Outlook 2017.
Find the latest development statistics for 48 economies and a special look at sex-disaggregated asset ownership data for insights on the gendered experience of poverty.
A special edition of Together We Deliver tells 50 stories of how ADB’s partnerships with government, civil society, the private sector, and other development partners help to meet the needs of a rapidly changing region.