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Publication | December 2021

Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2021 Supplement: Recovery Continues

This publication provides updated economic growth forecasts for developing Asia. It downgrades forecasts by 0.1% to 7.0% for 2021 and 5.3% for 2022.

Publication | December 2021

Redefining Strategic Routes to Financial Resilience in ASEAN+3

This book explores how regional financial cooperation could support greater financial resilience in ASEAN+3 amid rapid economic and financial development and technological change.

Publication | December 2021

Big Data for Better Tourism Policy, Management, and Sustainable Recovery from COVID-19

This joint publication explores how big data and digitalization can support sustainable tourism development and help revitalize and reshape the sector as it emerges from the pandemic.

Publication | December 2021

COVID-19 and Social Protection in Asia and the Pacific: Projected Costs for 2020–2030

This working paper applies the Social Protection Reform Simulation (SPRS20) costing model to analyze the costs associated with social protection in 30 Asia and Pacific countries against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Publication | August 2021

Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2021

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is threatening Asia and the Pacific's progress toward critical targets under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Institutional Document | April 2021

ADB Annual Report 2020

This Annual Report sets out the bank's operational and financial results for 2020 as it supported its developing member countries (DMCs) during a year of extraordinary challenges arising from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

Publication | April 2021

Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2021: Financing a Green and Inclusive Recovery

This report presents economic prospects for developing Asia and the Pacific. It includes analysis of the impacts of school closures caused by the pandemic and a theme chapter on financing a green and inclusive recovery.

Institutional Document | July 2018

Strategy 2030: Achieving a Prosperous, Inclusive, Resilient, and Sustainable Asia and the Pacific

Strategy 2030 sets the course for ADB’s efforts to respond effectively to the Asia and Pacific region’s changing needs.

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