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Explore our data-rich research, policy analysis, toolkits, guidelines, and other resources on economics and key development topics. Our operational documents are also available in this section.

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Publication | June 2020

Food Security in Asia and the Pacific amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

This brief outlines the implications of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic for food security in Asia and the Pacific and suggests policy responses.

Publication | June 2020

Mongolia’s Economic Prospects: Resource-Rich and Landlocked between Two Giants

This book examines Mongolia’s recent economic development and outlines reforms that would help the country take advantage of its many opportunities.

Publication | June 2020

Indonesia and the Asian Development Bank: Fifty Years of Partnership

This book is a history of the partnership between Indonesia and ADB in the last five decades. Since Indonesia became a founding member of ADB in 1966, both have evolved in remarkable ways.

Publication | May 2020

Fact Sheets

The 68 fact sheets summarize ADB’s partnerships with member economies, and their relevant data as of end-2019. The quick reference resources provide key facts and figures, and an overview of activities and future directions.

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Publication | April 2020

Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2020: What Drives Innovation in Asia?

Growth in the region is expected to slow sharply to 2.2% in 2020 under the effects of the current health emergency and then rebound to 6.2% in 2021.

Publication | September 2019

Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2019

In developing Asia, the number of people living in extreme poverty declined from 1.1 billion in 2002 to 264 million in 2015.

Institutional Document | May 2020

ADB Annual Report 2019

This Annual Report provides a comprehensive account of the operational and financial results of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in 2019.

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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