Important changes are underway for Southeast Asia’s relationship with its biggest trading partner, the People’s Republic of China.
There is one sector that contributes up to a third of gross domestic product, and is an important source of foreign currency, in many of Asia’s developing countries. It could be deployed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Investments in universal health coverage are investments in economic growth. They play a critical role in leveraging opportunities, anticipating challenges, and delivering the knowledge, expertise, and financing countries need to achieve universal health coverage.
Over-the-counter derivatives allow investors and lenders to price and structure tailor-made funding arrangements to promote long-term infrastructure finance.
Area frame sampling – which compiles objective agriculture data using geographic areas and advanced technology – is increasingly being used in Asia to help farmers prepare for climate change and extreme weather.
In cities around Asia, governments are exploring ways to capture the increased value of land near public infrastructure projects, and direct these funds back toward the needs of city residents.
Cleaning the world’s oceans and keeping them clean is a gargantuan task that will involve far-reaching projects backed by innovative forms of financing
Viet Nam is a particularly good case to measure the impact on income inequality of rising trade with the People's Republic of China.
Adopting international standards can help include cyber risk in fintech regulatory sandboxes.
Singapore is home to the world’s largest test-bed for a floating solar photo voltaic power generation system, the results of which will be watched keenly by ADB and many others.