This edition covers a total 12 developing member countries (DMCs) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)—with the addition of Georgia, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka—and provides updates for 2017. The first edition covered public–private partnerships (PPPs) in the following countries: Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Papua New Guinea, the People’s Republic of China, the Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam.
The PPP Monitor presents information on the current status of the PPP environment in specific ADB DMCs, with the main objective of providing business intelligence to the private sector on the PPP market readiness. It assesses about 200 quantitative and qualitative indicators, divided into four main categories: regulatory framework, institutional capacity for implementation, PPP market maturity, and financial facilities. The PPP Monitor aims to act as a policy tool to create a dialogue between the public and private sectors of countries and provide an enabling environment for their respective PPPs.