In the Spotlight
Bond yields in emerging East Asian markets fell between 31 December and mid-February despite the risk of accelerated pace of interest rate hikes in the United States (US), ADB's latest Asia Bond Monitor said.
Developing Asia will need to invest $1.7 trillion per year in infrastructure until 2030 to maintain its growth momentum, tackle poverty, and respond to climate change. This report examines how much the region has been investing in infrastructure and what will be needed through 2030. It also outlines the challenges shaping future infrastructure investment and development.
Strengthening trade linkages and attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) will contribute to Asia and the Pacific’s growth and help improve resilience to emerging protectionism, according to the latest Asian Economic Integration Report.
The Key Indicators 2016 report highlights the uneven though steady growth in the region, as well as the disparities between developing Asian and Pacific countries. The report presents key statistics on development issues concerning Asia and the Pacific and includes the latest available economic, financial, social, and environmental indicators for ADB's 48 regional members.