We need to better explain and implement free trade agreements, support other fast-growing emerging markets, keep closing trade financing gaps, and embrace new technologies to bring in more players.
Public open trading windows, smart contracts, or government-issued e-currency are just a few examples of how digitization is changing how people trade.
Digital solutions can help fill in the trade finance gap for SMEs in Asia and the Pacific.
Discussions this week in Frankfurt won’t solve the problems of Asia’s financing gaps, but they can go a long way toward making sure that available funds are used more productively, inclusively, and sustainably.
It’s not just about businesses directly involved in sustainability, but how existing MSMEs can adapt their businesses to support sustainable solutions in Asia.
With over 2 billion consumers spread across developing Asia, the opportunities are limitless for financial institutions to develop innovative solutions that can serve this underserved market.
Expanded access to finance supported by ADB will allow factories to meet international standards so Bangladesh may benefit from this industry in a responsible way.
The PRC wants to scale up on PPPs that deliver value-for-money, and stand the test of time.
Designing and implementing private sector development programs in the region can take years, but the payoff is huge.
Cold storage allows Mongolian farmers to meet long-term demand during the dzud.