5 Reasons for Getting CSR in Your Workplace in Asia
CSR brings so many benefits to the bottom line of a business and organization that is no longer an issue for debate in Asia, where the tipping point has been reached.
A Global ID System That Could Revolutionize Finance
GLEIF will be a critically important contribution to help realize many of the current developments in fintech, and to spur more growth in cross-border trade.
ADB Trade Finance Program Ready for 2016 Trade Challenges
2015 was already tough, and we're moving into the new year with few signs that trade will pick up – but our team is enthusiastic about tackling 2016 challenges.
Banking Integration in ASEAN Gathers Pace
The ASEAN Economic Community, planned to come into effect in 2015, is expected to liberalize goods, capital and skilled labor flows in the ASEAN region. While there has been considerable progress in the area of trade integration, financial integration still lags behind. The ASEAN Banking Integration Framework, which aims to liberalize the banking market by 2020, could help pave the way for further integration and the entry of ASEAN banks into regional banking markets.
Blockchain Pilots Making Waves in Developing Asia
Peer-to-peer data sharing is being tested in Georgia, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Myanmar.
Bringing Trade Finance to the Pacific
ADB’s Trade Finance Program is helping local businesses in the Pacific get the support they need to conduct overseas trade.
Building Credit: How State-Owned Enterprises Can Get Foreign Financing for Infrastructure
State-owned enterprises face unique challenges when it comes to attracting foreign financing for infrastructure projects. But there are solutions.
Can the Pandemic Help End the Paper Chase That is Hobbling International Trade?
Paper-based trade is a drag on the efficiency of the global trading system. Digitization will make trade and supply chains more robust, and the world more secure.
Cebu Airport Expansion Clears Path for Future Large-Scale PPPs in Philippines
Distinguished as 2015 Transport Deal of the Year by Project Finance International magazine, the project is a milestone for the government's PPP program.
Debunking Viet Nam’s Credit Rating Misconceptions
Mandating public credit ratings for all publicly and privately traded bonds will improve the transparency and sustainability of Viet Nam’s corporate bond market.