Developing Asia Fastest Growing Region

Developing Asia remains the fastest growing region globally despite slower-than-expected growth in major industrial countries as key economies move ahead with structural reforms, says a new ADB report. Read More

A Broader View of Asian Poverty

Food insecurity and economic vulnerability should be included in a broader definition of poverty that could help policymakers develop more effective approaches, says new ADB report. Read More

Stable Growth Outlook for Developing Asia

Developing Asia’s outlook remains on track despite slower-than-expected first-quarter growth in the United States. Read More

ADB Approves Grant for Investment Climate Improvement Program in Kyrgyz Republic

ADB has approved a grant that supports reforms in the Kyrgyz Republic to improve business regulations, access to finance, worker skills development, and the facilitation of public-private-partnerships. Read More


The Kyrgyz Republic’s National Sustainable Development Strategy, 2013-2017, aims to build a stable society and improve people’s living standards through stable economic growth, an enabling business environment, and improved rule of law.

ADB’s country partnership strategy, 2013-2017, helps the government address key constraints to economic growth, improve the investment climate, and reduce disparities in access to economic opportunities.

Fast Facts

5.66 (2013)
Population in millions

1.4% (2008-2013)
Average annual population growth rate

38.00% (2012)
Population living below the national poverty line

ADB Lending

Amount ($M) / %
Sector (No. of loans)
96.00 / 7.67
Agriculture (4)
78.20 / 6.25
Education (6)
129.80 / 10.37
Energy (5)
74.00 / 5.91
Finance (5)
10.50 / 0.84
Health (1)
30.90 / 2.47
Industry and Trade (4)
231.40 / 18.49
Multisector (10)
89.00 / 7.11
Public (4)
451.40 / 36.08
Transport and ICT (13)
60.00 / 4.80
Water Supply (3)
1,251.20 / 100.00
TOTAL (55)
Cumulative as of 31 December 2013