Extending a value added tax (VAT) to more effectively capture e-commerce and digital services could yield significant short-term revenue and help ensure a level playing field between domestic and foreign players.
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The “nexus” approach calls for better planning to prevent humanitarian crises, and rapid responses when they occur.
Казахстан становится лидером среди развивающихся стран мира в использовании финансирования в национальной валюте.
Kazakhstan is becoming a leader among developing countries in the use of local currency finance.
Hans van Rijn is a public finance and public administration specialist with close to 25 years of work experience, mostly in countries across Asia and the Pacific.
Commercial financing of government-owned or controlled companies is crucial for their success but major reforms are needed before private investors will step in.
The pandemic has shown central bankers and public debt managers that innovation and creativity are needed to maintain borrowing opportunities and keep local currency bond markets functioning.
Cristina Lozano is Principal Country Specialist at ADB’s Philippines Country Office.
COVID-19 has brought unprecedented economic and development challenges but it also offers opportunities for financing solutions to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.