Data and statistical analysis in the Asia and Pacific region contribute to knowledge generation in ADB, helping strengthen its institutional priorities and operational effectiveness in its developing member economies.
Asia and the Pacific is continuing its solid economic recovery thanks to healthy domestic demand, stable financial conditions and a resilient services sector, while inflation in the region is receding.
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 edition presents recent developments in emerging East Asian local currency bond markets and features a special section about how increased climate risk awareness can influence investors’ trading decisions.
ADB has placed combating climate change and its consequences at the top of its development agenda. The bank is therefore scaling up support to address climate change, disaster risks, and environmental degradation, elevating its ambition to provide $100 billion in cumulative climate financing from its own resources to its developing member countries for the period 2019-2030.
The ADB Data Library is the central store for all of ADB's public data. Browse data, view visualizations and interact with APIs.
KIDB is ADB's central statistical database for macroeconomic and social indicators from across Asia and the Pacific.
ADB analyzes economic and development issues in the Asia and Pacific's developing economies through its flagship publication - the Asian Development Outlook (ADO) series. Research on East Asian local currency bond markets, economic integration, and economic working papers are also available.
ADB acknowledges the need for reliable, timely, granular, and integrated data, as well as innovative ways to produce them, to guide economic and social development to ensure that nobody is left behind. To aid in evidence-based policymaking, ADB produces key knowledge resources and partners with statistics agencies in Asia and the Pacific to improve the region's capability to produce effective statistics.
Hefty infrastructure needs of $26 trillion from 2016-2030 means Asia and the Pacific needs to find new ways to attract investment. These could include more private financing, infrastructure bonds, or capturing the value of higher land prices.