Indonesia prepares for ASEAN, G-20 meetings
Indonesia is preparing for meetings of G-20 and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations which will be held in the country in 2023.
Thailand’s paddy output to decline in 2019-2020 season
10:13 01/12/2019
Thailand's annual paddy production is forecast at 27-28 million tonnes in the 2019-2020 season, weighed down by a drop in production for the second crop because of flooding and drought.
ADB improves access to housing finance in Uzbekistan
10:31 29/11/2019
(CPV) - ADB has approved USD200 million in loans that will help the Government of Uzbekistan reform its housing finance programs and provide families with more affordable mortgage products.
India expands energy efficiency investments
10:22 29/11/2019
(CPV) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a loan of USD250 million as part of an assistance package to Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a public sector energy service company, to expand energy efficiency investments in India.
Georgia provides supply chain financing to SMEs
10:20 26/11/2019
(CPV) - ADB has provided a technical assistance grant to the Bank of Georgia, enabling it to offer working capital and other supply chain services to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the country.
RoK-ASEAN trade up 20-fold in 30 years
11:06 25/11/2019
The Republic of Korea (RoK)'s trade with Southeast Asian countries soared around twentyfold this year compared to that recorded in 1989, according to data released by the RoK Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and the Korea International Trade Association as saying.
ADB supports Tajikistan to develop tourism sector
11:02 25/11/2019
(CPV) - ADB has approved a USD10 million grant to help Tajikistan develop tourism in the country. The project is ADB’s first tourism sector operation in Tajikistan.
Emerging East Asia bond market growth steady amid global slowdown
10:18 25/11/2019
(CPV) - Emerging East Asia’s local currency bond market posted steady growth during the third quarter of 2019 despite persistent trade uncertainties and a global economic downturn, according to the latest issue of the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Asia Bond Monitor.
RoK, Singapore boost ties on smart city, arms development
09:36 24/11/2019
The Republic of Korea (RoK) and Singapore on November 23 reached an agreement to strengthen partnerships in various fields, including developing weapons and smart cities on the basis of the bilateral traditional cooperation.
Indonesia vows to open 65 percent of market after RCEP
09:36 24/11/2019
Nearly 65 percent of the Indonesian market will be opened to partner countries once the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) takes effect, the Indonesia-based Antara News quoted an Indonesian official as reporting.