In the Spotlight
The 2017 Annual Report is a clear, comprehensive and detailed record of ADB’s operations, activities and financial results over the year.
The report provides a complete picture of ADB’s performance in the reporting year through the use of infographics and compelling stories of development from across Asia and the Pacific. It also includes ADB’s complete financial statements, and operational data in PDF and Excel formats.
Developing Asia enjoys buoyant prospects as external demand remains strong. The region is forecast to expand by 6.0% in 2018, and by 5.9% in 2019.
Emerging technologies will help drive future prosperity, but they also pose challenges for workers.
Asia and the Pacific is leading a recovery in world trade amid the continued uncertainty surrounding the global trade policy environment. This year’s Asian Economic Integration Report introduces a new composite index to gauge the progress of regional cooperation and integration (RCI) in Asia and the Pacific.
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.
This book is a history of the Asian Development Bank, a multilateral development bank established 50 years ago to serve Asia and the Pacific. It focuses on the region’s economic development, the evolution of the international development agenda, and the story of ADB itself. View this Publication