Developing Asia To Extend Steady Growth in 2014

Higher demand from recovering advanced economies will be dampened somewhat by moderating growth in the PRC, says new ADB report. Read More

Middle-income Trap Holds Back Asia's Potential New Tiger Economies

Moving from a low-cost to a high-value economy requires innovative companies, an improved education system, and government incentives. Read More

Private Sector Assessment Update - The Kyrgyz Republic

This assessment identifies challenges facing the development of the Kyrgyz Republic’s vibrant private sector and suggests interventions for meeting them. Read More

CAREC Transport and Trade Facilitation Strategy 2020

The Transport and Trade Facilitation Strategy 2020 of CAREC is anchored on a more integrated approach to improving transport and logistics infrastructure in Central Asia, and promoting trade and transport facilitation. Read More


Supporting sustainable economic growth remains the major challenge for the Kyrgyz Republic. The government is facing a difficult task of balancing priorities: bringing the economy back to a growth path, which is a medium- to long-term challenge; and meeting public expectations of quick results. The country’s strategy and program emphasizes the need for tackling corruption and establishing the rule of law.

ADB, together with other development partners, is working closely with the government to improve the effectiveness of development assistance and implement wide-ranging reforms in various sectors of the national economy to support sustainable economic growth.

Fast Facts

5.55 (2012)
Population in millions

1.2% (2010-2012)
Annual population growth rate

36.8% (2011)
Population living below the national poverty line

ADB Lending

Amount ($M) / %
Sector (No. of loans)
91.00 / 11.01
Agriculture (3)
42.70 / 5.17
Education (3)
61.70 / 7.47
Energy (3)
74.00 / 8.96
Finance (5)
10.50 / 1.27
Health (1)
22.50 / 2.72
Industry and Trade (2)
79.00 / 9.56
Public (3)
283.80 / 34.35
Transport and ICT (8)
16.50 / 2.00
Water Supply (1)
144.50 / 17.49
Multisector (6)
826.20 / 100.00
TOTAL (35)
Cumulative as of 31 December 2012