Asia Infrastructure Needs Exceed $1.7 Trillion Per Year, Double Previous Estimates

HONG KONG, CHINA (28 February 2017) — Infrastructure needs in developing Asia and the Pacific will exceed $22.6 trillion through 2030, or $1.5 trillion per year, if the region is to maintain growth momentum, according to a new flagship report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The estimates rise to over $26 trillion, or $1.7 trillion per year, when climate change mitigation and adaptation costs are incorporated.

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