Regional cooperation and integration

While trade and investment have fueled remarkable economic growth in Asia in recent decades, it has also led to large increases in carbon dioxide emissions in the region—which is more vulnerable to the effects of climate change than any other.

Tags: Climate change and disaster risk management, Economics, Trade and industry, Regional cooperation and integration

This report shows how smart trade and investment policies, and regulatory cooperation can help Asia-Pacific economies tackle climate change, recover from the pandemic, and support resilient and sustainable development.

Tags: SEADS 2023, Trade and industry, Regional cooperation and integration, Climate change and disaster risk management, Sustainable Development Goals, Environment

ADB and Thailand organize training to help tourism MSMEs adopt digital technologies to analyze consumer data, market services, and boost profitability.

Tags: Tourism, Regional cooperation and integration, Sustainable Development Goals, Private sector development, Information and communications technology, Thailand

Priority projects include renewable energy, green enterprises, sustainable tourism, low-carbon transport, and high-quality agro-fisheries production.

Tags: Regional cooperation and integration, Environment, Tourism, Agriculture and food security, Information and communications technology, Transportation

Leaders want countries to brace for headwinds from COVID-19, supply chain disruptions, food shortage, climate change, and other threats.

Tags: ASEAN, Agriculture and food security, Health, COVID-19, Information and communications technology, Trade and industry, Regional cooperation and integration, Environment, Energy

This publication explores how Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines can bolster cooperation in their special economic zones to spur sustainable growth.

Tags: Economy, Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Regional cooperation and integration, Trade and industry

This report looks at how G20 could be an effective international forum to foster a coordinated global response to establish and deliver commitments for resilient, sustainable, and inclusive growth.  

Tags: Information and communications technology, COVID-19, Sustainable Development Goals, Economy, Finance, Environment, Regional cooperation and integration

Continuous commitment to RCEP by non-ASEAN member states will be key to successfully defend the rules-based trading regime.

Tags: ASEAN, Regional cooperation and integration

With economic revival as the central agenda of governments in the wake of the pandemic, participation in global and regional value chains has never been more important as it fosters efficiency and competitiveness.

Tags: Regional cooperation and integration, ASEAN

The trade agreement also has the potential to benefit small and medium-sized enterprises and attract investments to the region.

Tags: ASEAN, Regional cooperation and integration, Economy, COVID-19, Health, 2022 Videos