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

Pacific Growth to Pick Up in 2014

Economic growth in the Pacific is projected to rise to 5.4% in 2014 from 4.8% in 2013, according to ADB's latest Asian Development Outlook 2014, launched in Sydney. 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

Making Cities Safer and Improving Lives in the Pacific

As more people move into cities in the Pacific, the region can build resilience against climate change, drive economic growth and improve health and education, says new ADB report. Read More


Nauru's economy, which depends heavily on foreign development grants, phosphate exports, and fishing revenues, remains fragile.

ADB’s strategy focuses on helping the government implement priorities outlined in the National Sustainable Development Strategy. ADB’s future program in Nauru will focus on public sector management and energy.

Fast Facts

0.01 (2012)
Population in millions

1.8% (2010-2012)
Annual population growth rate

ADB Lending

Amount ($M) / %
Sector (No. of loans)
5.00 / 100.00
Finance (1)
5.00 / 100.00
Cumulative as of 31 December 2012