Bank-held nonperforming loans in some Asian economies have risen in recent years. Policy makers should address this growing risk now.
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A high level of external debt is linked with decreased economic growth but there are policy options that can help economies keep growing.
The region’s financial architecture is stronger and more resilient than 20 years ago, but it faces new challenges.
ADB’s health bond opens the door to badly needed long-term financing for health projects in Asia and the Pacific.
ADB’s Trade Finance Program is helping local businesses in the Pacific get the support they need to conduct overseas trade.
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.
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.