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Asia Bond Monitor – June 2022

Publication | June 2022

Asia Bond Monitor – June 2022

This edition includes discussion of pandemic-related asset purchase programs, along with US monetary policy and financial market reactions in developing Asia.

Integrating Nature-Based Solutions for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management: A Practitioner’s Guide

Publication | June 2022

Integrating Nature-Based Solutions for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management: A Practitioner’s Guide

This guide explores the benefits of using nature-based solutions to promote sustainable and resource-efficient infrastructure.

Financing the Blue Economy: Investments in Sustainable Blue Small–Medium Enterprises and Projects in Asia and the Pacific

Publication | June 2022

Financing the Blue Economy: Investments in Sustainable Blue Small–Medium Enterprises and Projects in Asia and the Pacific

This joint report highlights opportunities for mobilizing investment for a sustainable blue economy in Asia and the Pacific, focusing on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Two Years On: The Lingering Gendered Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Asia and the Pacific

Publication | June 2022

Two Years On: The Lingering Gendered Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Asia and the Pacific

This joint report with UN Women provides survey data to help policy makers design gender-inclusive policies to support recovery from the pandemic.

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ADB Annual Report 2021

Institutional Document | April 2022

ADB Annual Report 2021

This Annual Report provides a comprehensive account of the operational and financial results of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in 2021.

Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2022: Mobilizing Taxes for Development

Publication | April 2022

Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2022: Mobilizing Taxes for Development

This report outlines economic prospects in developing Asia amid global turbulence and lingering pandemic risks. Developing Asia’s outlook remains positive, with growth of 5.2% expected in 2022 and 5.3% in 2023.

Asian Economic Integration Report 2022: Advancing Digital Services Trade in Asia and the Pacific

Publication | February 2022

Asian Economic Integration Report 2022: Advancing Digital Services Trade in Asia and the Pacific

This report explores how Asia and the Pacific can capitalize on growing opportunities in digital services through structural reforms and international cooperation.

Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2021

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).

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