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Analyzing how intensifying climate change threatens to increase poverty and hunger in Asia and the Pacific, this report highlights the need for transformative solutions that advance climate action, increase resilience, and protect hard-fought development gains.
To bolster economic and financial analyses through national account statistics, this publication presents a model developed by ADB to provide a more consistent measure of non-recoverable VAT on products.
Assessing how Asia and the Pacific can benefit from stronger tax systems, this comparative analysis drills down into the set-ups and performance of revenue bodies in 41 economies to highlight reform challenges and outline opportunities.
Underlining why gender equality is a core component of sustainable infrastructure design, this report considers four key ADB investment sectors in Asia and the Pacific and sets out ways to evaluate gender-enhanced project outcomes.
This report provides an overview of changes in trade and global value chains (GVCs), cross-border investment, financial integration, and the movement of people in Asia and the Pacific and explores ways of decarbonizing GVCs.
Developing Asia’s outlook remains upbeat despite global challenges. The 2023 growth forecast is revised up from September’s projection, to 4.9% from 4.7%, on robust domestic demand. The 2024 forecast is maintained at 4.8%.
This publication provides updated statistics on a comprehensive set of economic, financial, social, and environmental measures as well as select indicators for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
This Annual Report provides a comprehensive account of ADB’s operational and financial results in 2022.
Examines East Asian local currency bond markets which enable governments to raise capital to invest in infrastructure.
Analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific, including forecasted inflation and GDP growth rates of countries throughout the region.
Reviews the progress of Asian governments' efforts to integrate their economies and improve cooperation on a variety of levels.
Data on selected social, economic, and SDG indicators such as population, poverty, annual GDP growth rate, inflation, and government finance for economies in Asia and the Pacific.
Forum for stimulating discussion on research and policy studies that deal with economic and development problems facing the Asia and Pacific region.
Presents data on the economic, financial, social, and environmental situations in a broad range of countries across Asia and the Pacific.
Focuses on how countries and economies in Asia and the Pacific are working together in the areas of infrastructure and software; trade and investment; money and finance; and regional public goods.
Yearly reviews and analysis of ADB's operations, projects, internal administration, and financial management.
Updated yearly, the Fact Sheets summarize ADB's partnerships with its members, providing key facts and figures and an overview of activities and future directions.
ADB's primary platform for designing operations to deliver development results at the country level.
Assesses ADB's progress in implementing its strategic framework, covering operations financed by ADB's ordinary capital resources and the Asian Development Fund.
ADB continually reviews its operations to assess their effectiveness, learn from past experience, and improve the development of future policies, strategies, programs, and projects.
Highlights achievements made on case screening and investigations, project procurement-related reviews, and learning and development.
Annual achievements in ADB's cofinancing operations for current and prospective financing partners of loans, grants, and technical assistance.
Information on ADB's continued work in promoting environmentally sustainable and inclusive growth and reducing its corporate footprint, in accordance to the Global Reporting Initiative's reporting guidelines.
Asia and the Pacific is the frontline in the battle against climate change. As the region's climate bank, ADB works with governments and civil society to mobilize financing and implement cutting-edge knowledge.
ADB partners with well-established libraries across the region who have agreed to house ADB's digital publications and to promote their use among a diverse group of users.
Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI) - Knowledge Center
CDRI Knowledge Center
#56 Street 315, Toul Kork,
PO Box 622, Phnom Penh,
Tel: +855 23 881 701
Tel: +855 23 881 384
University of the Philippines
UP School of Economics Library
University of the Philippines Diliman
Guerrero cor. Osmeña St.,
UP Campus, Diliman, Quezon City 1101
Tel: +63 2 8927 2044
Tel: +63 2 8981 8500 loc. 3478
Institute of Economy and Trade of Tajik State University of Commerce
Library of the IET TSUC
Ismoili Somoni avenue 169
735700, Khujand, Tajikistan
Tel: +992 3422 6 03 21