In the Spotlight
Facilitating Power Trade in the Greater Mekong Subregion: Establishing and Implementing a Regional Grid Code
This report explains the complex challenges facing the six countries in the renewables-rich Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) as they work to implement a comprehensive framework to enable regional electricity power trading.
Developing a Local Currency Government Bond Market in an Emerging Economy after COVID-19: Case for the Lao People’s Democratic Republic
This publication explores how a local currency government bond market can strengthen economic recovery from COVID-19. It focuses on the Lao People's Democratic Republic, which faces many challenges shared by other developing countries.
Leveraging Benefits of Regional Economic Integration: The Lao People’s Democratic Republic and the Greater Mekong Subregion
This report shows how the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) can leverage its regional position to boost trade, increase agriculture, and harness the power of its cities to promote inclusive and equitable growth.
The Lao PDR, a member of the Greater Mekong Subregion Economic Cooperation Program, has the opportunity to leverage its regional position to grow the economy and increase its resilience to external shocks, says a new ADB report.