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Report | 2015
Connecting South Asia and Southeast Asia
Author(s): Asian Development Bank
This report analyzes how closer regional connectivity and economic integration between South Asia and Southeast Asia can benefit both regions, with a focus on the role played by infrastructure and public policies in facilitating this process. It examines major developments in South Asia–Southeast Asia trade and investment, economic cooperation,...
Policy Brief | 2015
Global Value Chains along the New Silk Road
Author(s): Vandenberg, Paul ; Kikkawa, Khan
Central Asia is opening up rapidly with the completion of new transport corridors. Providing a passageway for goods between east and west, however, cannot be its main goal. It needs to attract investment to diversify its economies from petroleum and other natural resources. Other parts of Asia have developed by linking with global value chains....
Report | 2015
Cross-Border Power Trading in South Asia: A Techno Economic Rationale
Author(s): Wijayatunga, Priyantha ; Chattopadhyay, D. ; Fernando, P. N.
Diversity in primary energy sources in South Asian countries and their electricity demand patterns both time-of-day as well as across different seasons open up opportunities for greater use of cheaper and cleaner resources for electricity generation reducing fossil fuel use in the region. Such sharing of resources through electricity trading...