AEIR 2023 provides a comprehensive review of the region’s cross-border activities and the progress of regional cooperation and integration. This report examines how trade and investment contribute to climate change, and what policy measures need to be taken to make trade and investment part of climate solutions. Watch the short video, read the highlights, and see news release. Download report here.
Chief Economist and ERCD DG Albert Park on 7 February highlighted the need for Asia and the Pacific region to intensify cooperation to make trade and investment greener in order to reduce the region’s carbon footprint. Watch the short video, read the highlights, and see news release. Download report here.
Your Questions Answered: What is the Trade Finance Gap and Why Does it Matter?
Steven Beck, the Head of ADB’s Trade and Supply Chain Finance Program, answers questions about the trade finance gap in Asia and around the world, based on ADB’s Trade Finance Gaps, Growth, and Jobs Survey.
Reshore or Diversify? How to Reorganize the World’s Fragile Supply Chains
The time is right to rejigger global supply chains. One school of thought is to diversify those further away from places prone to disruptions due to economic, health, climate change and geopolitical issues.
Aid for Trade Needs to Catch Up with the Modern World
These regional trade deals, and digital economy agreements, have created a host of new negotiating, regulatory and policy challenges for developing countries.