This issue explores how Pacific developing member countries can strengthen their post-pandemic social protection systems to help address long-standing development concerns and boost resilience to further shocks.
This brief analyzes how digitalization can help overcome trade and trade finance challenges, assesses the factors holding it back, and shows how it can promote inclusive and sustainable growth in the Asia and Pacific region.
This book explains how rapid digitalization during COVID-19 has accelerated the growth of digital services trade in Asia and the Pacific, and provides analysis on the opportunities, challenges, and associated risks. Read more.
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.
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.
These regional trade deals, and digital economy agreements, have created a host of new negotiating, regulatory and policy challenges for developing countries.