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What We Do

ADB supports projects in developing member countries that create economic and development impact, delivered through both public and private sector operations, advisory services, and knowledge support. Strategy 2030 sets the course for ADB's efforts to respond effectively to Asia and the Pacific's changing needs.

Products and Services

Public Sector (Sovereign) Financing

Public Sector (Sovereign) Financing

Financial products for developing member country governments and public sector entities.

Private Sector (Nonsovereign) Financing

Private Sector (Nonsovereign) Financing

Direct financial assistance to private sector projects.

Cofinancing

Cofinancing

To create greater synergies, ADB partners with others to finance development projects in the region.

Results-Based Lending (RBL) for Programs

Results-Based Lending (RBL) for Programs

Performance-based form of financing, where disbursements are linked to the achievement of results rather than to upfront expenditures.

Trade Finance Program

Trade Finance Program

Fills market gaps for trade finance by providing guarantees and loans to banks to support trade.

Funds and Resources

Funds and Resources

ADB funds activities in various sectors through loans and grants, financed from ordinary capital resources as well as special and trust funds.

How much assistance does ADB provide?

In 2018, the demand for ADB assistance continued to grow. New commitments in 2018 reached $21.58 billion in loans and grants, exceeding the target of $19.71 billion and the 2017 total of $19.69 billion. Of the 2018 total, private sector commitments saw year-on-year growth of 37% to about $3.14 billion, the highest level to date. ADB private sector operations also mobilized cofinancing of $7.17 billion. Including official and commercial cofinancing and technical assistance, ADB’s total commitments last year were $35.82 billion, a 13% increase on 2017.

Where does ADB get its funding?

ADB raises funds through bond issues on the world's capital markets. We also rely on our members' contributions, retained earnings from our lending operations, and the repayment of loans. We also provide loans and grants from a number of special funds.

First 50 Years of ADB Operational Approvals, 1968-2016

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Successful ADB Projects, 2000-2018

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