View from ADB 2015

View from ADB 2015
   
Date: May 2 – 5
Location: Baku, Azerbaijan

The 48th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from May 2 – 5, 2015.

The April issue of The Banker reports on the rise of privately owned, tech savvy banks shaking up China’s banking sector, reviews the figures behind host country Azerbaijan’s recent economic success and includes a ranking of the Top 100 Asean Banks.

Stefania Palma, Asia editor, will cover the key themes and discussions from the ADB Annual Meeting 2015.

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