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Publication | October 2021

Asia–Pacific Regional Cooperation and Integration Index: Enhanced Framework, Analysis, and Applications

This report discusses the enhanced framework of the Asia–Pacific Regional Cooperation and Integration Index (ARCII) that now includes digital connectivity and environmental cooperation among other innovations for monitoring progress.

Publication | October 2021

Asia-Pacific Trade Facilitation Report 2021: Supply Chains of Critical Goods Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic—Disruptions, Recovery, and Resilience

This report reviews the impact of trade facilitation initiatives in Asia and the Pacific since the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic began and discusses how to increase supply chain resilience.

Publication | October 2021

Affordable Housing Policies in the United Kingdom and Their Lessons for Developing Asia

This policy brief draws on strategies and experiences from the United Kingdom to provide insights on how developing Asia could address housing affordability challenges.

Publication | September 2021

Court Companion on Gender-Based Violence Cases

The Court Companion on Gender-Based Violence Cases navigates international law and Pakistan's domestic legal framework for an analysis of applicable legal norms to make justice more accessible to victims of gender-based violence.

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Publication | August 2021

Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2021

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is threatening Asia and the Pacific's progress toward critical targets under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Institutional Document | April 2021

ADB Annual Report 2020

This Annual Report sets out the bank's operational and financial results for 2020 as it supported its developing member countries (DMCs) during a year of extraordinary challenges arising from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

Publication | April 2021

Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2021: Financing a Green and Inclusive Recovery

This report presents economic prospects for developing Asia and the Pacific. It includes analysis of the impacts of school closures caused by the pandemic and a theme chapter on financing a green and inclusive recovery.

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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  • Greening Development in the People’s Republic of China: A Dynamic Partnership with the Asian Development Bank

    Reports | October 2021

    Greening Development in the People’s Republic of China: A Dynamic Partnership with the Asian Development Bank

    This report underscores the dynamic partnership of the People's Republic of China (PRC) and ADB in environmental protection and ecological conservation, rural economy, green livable cities, and climate change mitigation and adaptation.

  • Asian Development Bank and New Zealand: Fact Sheet

    Brochures and Flyers | October 2021

    Asian Development Bank and New Zealand: Fact Sheet

    Established in 1966, ADB has committed $323.17 billion in loans toward the vision of an Asia and Pacific region free of poverty. New Zealand is a founding member of ADB.

  • 2021 Trade Finance Gaps, Growth, and Jobs Survey

    Papers and Briefs | October 2021

    2021 Trade Finance Gaps, Growth, and Jobs Survey

    The 2021 ADB Trade Finance Gaps, Growth, and Jobs Survey finds that the trade finance gap is bigger than ever, with more companies unable to find the financing they need to trade their goods.

  • Asia Pacific Project Preparation Facility

    Brochures and Flyers | October 2021

    Asia Pacific Project Preparation Facility

    This flyer provides basic information on the multi-donor trust fund Asia Pacific Project Preparation Facility (AP3F), along with the application process for public sector agencies in ADB’s developing member countries.

  • ADB Theme Bonds for Sustainable Development

    Brochures and Flyers | October 2021

    ADB Theme Bonds for Sustainable Development

    This edition highlights milestones of ADB's theme bonds for education, gender, health, and water, including recent project commitments and disbursements to support efforts to address the impacts of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

  • Asian Development Bank and Finland: Fact Sheet

    Brochures and Flyers | October 2021

    Asian Development Bank and Finland: Fact Sheet

    Established in 1966, ADB has committed $323.17 billion in loans toward the vision of an Asia and Pacific region free of poverty. Finland is a founding member of ADB.

  • Asian Development Bank and Ireland: Fact Sheet

    Brochures and Flyers | October 2021

    Asian Development Bank and Ireland: Fact Sheet

    Established in 1966, ADB has committed $323.17 billion in loans toward the vision of an Asia and Pacific region free of poverty. Ireland joined ADB in 2006.

  • Asian Development Bank and Sweden: Fact Sheet

    Brochures and Flyers | October 2021

    Asian Development Bank and Sweden: Fact Sheet

    Established in 1966, ADB has committed $323.17 billion in loans toward the vision of an Asia and Pacific region free of poverty. Sweden is a founding member of ADB.