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Country Director, Bangladesh Resident Mission, South Asia Department, Asian Development Bank
Edimon Ginting previously served as deputy director general of ADB's Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department. He joined ADB in 2007, where he has led strategic operations to support economic reforms, including loans to support countries' response to the global financial crisis. Earlier in his career, he was an economist at the International Monetary Fund; advisor to the Indonesian Parliament; and research economist at the Productivity Commission, Australia. He received his PhD in Economics from Monash University.
The Asian Development Bank has revised its guidelines for project economic analysis, which help ensure investment decisions are based on economic and efficiency considerations.
A study shows reducing clearance times at Indonesia's Tanjung Priok port in addition to expanding the port will contribute about 1.1% to gross domestic product.
Indonesia could reduce the impact of a prolonged El Niño by easing food import restrictions and strengthening social protection and food security.