European Representative Office
In the Spotlight
Strong relationships with development partners meant ADB operations in 2015 totaled $27.17 billion. ADB’s Donor Report highlights the importance of effective development partnerships in ADB's operations.
Germany, with the largest economy in Europe, has been one of the Asian Development Bank's most important development partners since it was founded in 1966.
Growth is slowing across much of developing Asia as a result of the continued weak recovery in major industrial economies and softer growth prospects for the People’s Republic of China (PRC).
The European Representative Office (ERO) was established in 1996 to enhance public awareness of and support for ADB in 17 European member countries. ERO engages with a wide range of stakeholders, in particular with key decision makers and opinion leaders in governments, development agencies, international institutions, the private sector and civil society. It also works with the media to reach out to wider audience groups, including the general public.
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