In the Spotlight
This report provides updated economic projections for developing Asia and the Pacific. It notes that recovery is underway but that regional growth in 2021 is expected to be 7.2%, which is 0.1% lower than was projected in April.
This edition notes mixed local currency government bond yield movements in emerging East Asia. It covers green sukuk (Islamic bonds), ASEAN+3 sustainable bonds, fintech for sustainable investments, and governing sustainable finance.
Updated estimates of the macroeconomic impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), incorporating the latest information on outbreak severity, containment measures, mobility, and forecasts.