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What the Kyrgyz Republic must do to diversify its economy

Backed by healthy gold reserves and multilateral agencies keen to improve infrastructure, the outlook for the Central Asian republic is positive. However, the population’s tense relationship with China must be addressed if it is to make serious economic headway.
March 18, 2020

IFC and ADB invest in inaugural $410m climate bond

Two of the world’s largest development lenders kick-start 2019 with a combined $95 million investment in AC Energy’s inaugural $410 million certified climate bond, listed on the Singapore exchange.
February 08, 2019

How Vietnam is cultivating its bond market

The government is preparing sweeping changes to domestic bond market regulation as foreign investors dip into local currency corporate debt for the first time.
August 26, 2018

How ADB is adapting to a changing Asia

Michael Barrow, head of the ADB's private sector unit, explains how the multilateral lender is switching course to mobilise private sector capital to help build the region's infrastructure.
August 14, 2018