Private Sector Development

This report examines the ecosystem of support for tech startups in Thailand, the challenges facing these enterprises, and the policy actions to help them grow.

Tags: Thailand, Private Sector Development, ICT, SMEs, Education, Climate change and disaster risk management, Agriculture, Health

This report analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and includes forecasts on the inflation and gross domestic product growth rates of countries throughout the region.

Tags: Economics, ICT, COVID-19, SMEs, Private Sector Development

ADB aims to help improve access to financing for mid-sized companies in Southeast Asia where the availability of equity capital is limited for these kind of companies.

Tags: Finance, SDGs, ASEAN, Private Sector Development, SMEs

Pursuing policy actions—from plate to planet—can help boost food and nutrition security while strengthening the sustainability of agrifood systems in the region.

Tags: Agriculture and food security, SDGs, ASEAN, Climate change and disaster risk management, Finance, Private Sector Development, trade and industry

This report examines Viet Nam's tech-based startups in agriculture and health and recommends actions to overcome challenges restricting growth.

Tags: Private Sector Development, ICT, Agriculture, Health, SMEs, Viet Nam, ASEAN

It now offers financial and policy incentives to create and build the next generation of Vietnamese startup unicorns.

Tags: Private Sector Development, Viet Nam, ICT, SME

This brochure looks at how providing MSME owners with digital skills has helped grow businesses in the Asia Pacific.

Tags: Education, ICT, Private Sector Development, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia

This report examines the experiences of Asia’s MSMEs during the first year of the pandemic and discusses post-pandemic policy actions for MSME development.

Tags: MSMEs, COVID-19, Private Sector Development, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Philippines, Thailand

A study of Southeast Asian businesses shows what not to do during a crisis.

Tags: COVID-19, Private Sector Development, ICT, MSMEs, Indonesia, Philippines, Lao PDR, Thailand

Understanding how local business environments affect the viability of firms is key to unlocking policy interventions that support post-pandemic recovery.

Tags: Private Sector Development, MSMEs, SMEs, COVID-19