A joint ADB-UN report provides a statistical baseline from which to assess progress towards gender equality in the region, as outlined in the Sustainable Development Goals. Download report
In 2018, ADB launched a new long-term corporate strategy, Strategy 2030, to work toward a prosperous, inclusive, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific. This was just one aspect of a busy year in 2018. Read more
The ADB Business Opportunities Fair (BOF) is a one-stop forum for consultants, contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, and civil society organizations looking to provide goods, works, and services for ADB projects.
ADB has returned to the US dollar bond market with the pricing of a $3.5 billion 5-year global benchmark bond issue. The proceeds will be part of ADB’s ordinary capital resources. ADB plans to raise around $23 billion from capital markets in 2019.
Asia's elderly population is projected to reach nearly 923 million by the middle of this century. As a result, the region is on track in the next few decades to become one of the oldest in the world. Governments in Asia are generally poorly prepared for this vast change that will have wide social and economic consequences.