Trade and Investment

This second pillar of ADB’s RCI strategy aims to reduce poverty in developing member countries through the elimination of trade and investment barriers. The trade and investment strategy of ADB includes facilitation of regional trade and investment policy dialogue, capacity and institutional development on trade facilitation, research and information dissemination, and building partnerships with other institutions and stakeholders. This section includes databases on FTAs, integration indicators, and tax incentives, as well as a comparative FTA toolkit. It also collates news, opinion and editorials, and studies and research on trade and investment in the region.

Studies and Research