On many levels, women in Viet Nam fare better than women living in countries at a similar level of economic development. Still, women-owned businesses face disproportionate barriers.
The pandemic has highlighted the power of digital technology. Now is the time to harness this power for inclusive growth so that communities, especially in poor and remote areas, can survive the crisis and thrive.
Asia will drive the growth of the global insurance market in the years to come. Technological innovation along with solid financing and the right policies will be needed to make sure as many people as possible in the region get the insurance protection they need.
Asian economies must strengthen their regulatory frameworks, and invest in digital networks and infrastructure, to support contactless payment systems.
A flexible regulatory regime that can balance consumer protection with an openness to innovations that benefit consumers is key to regulating new technologies.
Финтех - слияние финансов и современных технологий - может изменить ситуацию в сторону всеобъемлющего экономического роста в условиях пандемии.
Fintech – the fusion of finance and technology – could be a game-changer for inclusive economic growth amidst the pandemic.
Currency-linked bonds are simple but powerful instruments that fortify economies and can efficiently finance development projects.