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Integrated Approach to Trade and Transport Facilitation: Measuring Readiness for Sustainable, Inclusive, and Resilient Trade
To promote smoother flows of goods across borders while reducing trade costs, this report explores an integrated approach to facilitating trade and transport across Asia and the Pacific, for better engagement in value chains.
CAREC Energy Outlook 2030
This report analyzes future energy market options for Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) program members to help facilitate sustainable energy infrastructure investment.
Lessons Learned from Compliance Reviews at the Asian Development Bank (2004–2020): Sustainable Urban Transport Investment Program—Tranche 3 in Georgia
This report shares lessons from a review of a sustainable urban transport project in Georgia supported by the Asian Development Bank.
Beneficial Ownership Transparency in Asia and the Pacific
This publication examines beneficial ownership transparency in nine countries in Asia and the Pacific and explains how overcoming hurdles to ensure the full disclosure of company ownership is key to cracking down on crime and corruption.
Incentivizing Change: How Governance Reforms Are Changing the Urban Landscape of Bangladesh
Including beneficiaries' personal stories, this report shows how the Asian Development Bank has worked with the Government of Bangladesh to improve urban lives by creating healthier environments with better, more inclusive governance.
The Social Protection Indicator for Asia: Tracking Developments in Social Protection
This report assesses social protection measures in Asia, shows how they help tackle crises such COVID-19, and outlines the need for more inclusive, shock-responsive policies to cut poverty and spur equitable development.
Data Management Policies and Practices in Government
This report shows the benefits of effective data deployment, highlights national data management strategies, and shows how governments in the Asia and Pacific region can use data driven approaches to improve governance and growth.
Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Diagnostic for the Finance Sector in Bangladesh
This report assesses how Bangladesh is cutting gaps in gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) in financial services and shows how support for women entrepreneurs alongside better technology access can boost sustainable development.
A Comparative Analysis of Tax Administration in Asia and the Pacific: Sixth Edition
Better tax systems enable recovery from the impact of COVID-19, and progress towards Sustainable Development Goals. Analyzing the tax systems of 40 economies in Asia and the Pacific, this report explores ways to improve their efficiency.
Pacific Economic Monitor – December 2022: The Future of Social Protection in the Pacific
This issue explores how Pacific developing member countries can strengthen their post-pandemic social protection systems to help address long-standing development concerns and boost resilience to further shocks.