In the Spotlight
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.
These 10 winning entries from the "Our Seas" story writing contest for high school students in Palawan, Philippines employ fantasy, humor, and drama to highlight the importance of protecting the ocean.
Developing Asia stands to gain far more than it will need to pay to shift to low-carbon growth, according to the special theme chapter of this update to ADB's Asian Development Outlook 2016. Sharply scaling up new investments in renewable power, smart grids, energy efficiency measures, and carbon capture and storage technologies are all essential to developing Asia’s low-carbon transition. View the scenario simulator for the special theme chapter.