Blog posts tagged to "People's Republic of China"
Published on Thursday, 21 March 2019
In Central Asia, it once took up to 58 hours and $318 for a cargo truck to cross a border. Countries in the region are working together to streamline the process for goods and services to move across borders.
Published on Tuesday, 15 January 2019
ADB is helping a new tech hub in the PRC respond to user needs as it develops a sustainable public transport system.
Published on Friday, 11 January 2019
The PRC’s experience in putting low-carbon buses on their city roads can inform other countries interested in the technology.
Published on Thursday, 20 December 2018
This holiday season, Christmas tree lights will still flicker despite the US-PRC trade tensions. But if the conflict rages, they may be dimmer next year.
Published on Friday, 09 November 2018
Behind the results data of ADB projects are the people on the ground who have compelling stories to tell.
Published on Thursday, 04 December 2014
The recent formal pledging session for the Green Climate Fund (GCF)—more than $9 billion in just 5 months—is by far the most successful resource mobilization ever seen for a multilateral climate fund. The US has pledged $3 billion, followed by Japan ($1.5 billion), UK ($1.13 billion), and Germany and France (with $1 billion each). Four developing countries—Indonesia, Mexico, Mongolia, and Panama—have made pledges, breaking the traditional donor boundaries.
Published on Monday, 15 September 2014The PRC may be a globally significant economic and trading power, but the market share of its currency, the renminbi (RMB), lags well behind the US dollar and the euro.To align the RMB with its growing global stature, the PRC has embarked on a strategy to internationalize the currency. Typically, it is taking a gradual approach.
Published on Tuesday, 12 February 2013
Policymakers are swamped. They have a wide range of interest groups talking to them all the time. They have large numbers of papers and emails and phone calls to deal with every day. So if you approach them with a brilliant evaluation that is fifty pages long, complete with graphs and tables and lots of Greek equations, it will go straight to the bottom of the stack. And stay there.
Published on Monday, 28 January 2013
In March 2013, the National People’s Congress (NPC) of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) will convene to appoint the new General Secretary of the Communist Party Xi Jinping as President. At the same time, Li Keqiang is expected to be confirmed as Premier heading a newly appointed State Council.
Published on Friday, 25 January 2013
A well-developed services sector plays a major role in improving production efficiency and promoting technical progress and innovation. The services sector has expanded rapidly in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) since economic reform was launched in 1979, and particularly after PRC joined the World Trade Organization in 2001. However, the size of the sector as a share of GDP appears to be significantly smaller than expected based on PRC's income level and development stage.