In the Spotlight
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.
ADB has played an important role in the transformation of Asia and the Pacific over the past 50 years. As ADB continues to evolve and adapt to the region’s changing development landscape, the experiences highlighted in this book can provide valuable insight on how best to serve Asia and the Pacific in the future.