Blogs on Private sector development
Published on Monday, 14 December 2015
The inclusion of an Argentine bank in ADB's Trade Finance Program is an important step toward realizing the potential for trade between Asia and Latin America.
Published on Thursday, 25 June 2015
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.
Published on Monday, 22 June 2015
For the benefits of recent economic growth to become more widely distributed, Papua New Guinea needs further reforms to promote the development of its private sector.
Published on Monday, 18 May 2015
ADB-supported projects deliver concrete results that solve specific development challenges in infrastructure, environment, regional cooperation and integration, finance sector development and education. However, there is a lot more to do.
Published on Monday, 20 April 2015
ASEAN is at an inflection point that could soon make it the bustling PPP market ADB has long been working toward.
Published on Monday, 16 February 2015
Latin America is now firmly on the economic radar of Asia in the post-global financial crisis world, with both regions having grown faster than the world economy.
Published on Monday, 19 January 2015
As 2015 gathers pace, the world seems to be entering a more uncertain and unpredictable phase. With the end of quantitative easing by the Federal Reserve, we are entering an era of tighter global liquidity.
Published on Thursday, 13 November 2014
While the corporate sector has been subject to scrutiny on the dearth of women at senior and board levels, there is still silence, or at best only whispers, about women in the top echelons of the public sector.
Published on Tuesday, 28 October 2014
Over just 3 years, Myanmar has introduced ambitious reforms which have put it on track to become a modern economy. But big challenges still lie ahead.
Published on Wednesday, 22 October 2014Raising finance for projects which are socially important but have little appeal to hard-nosed investors has been a major challenge for governments and donor agencies in the past. But now a new instrument has been developed which offers a fresh way forward—Social Impact Bonds.