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KfW, ADB Sign $2 Billion Cofinancing Partnership

German development bank KfW will cofinance up to $2 billion over three years with ADB to promote development in the Asia and Pacific region, particularly in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, and Viet Nam. The KfW cofinancing will focus on energy, urban infrastructure, climate change, small and medium enterprise financing, vocational training, and regional integration.

Japan, ADB Announce Fund to Promote Low-Carbon Technologies in Asia

ADB announced today the establishment of a new trust fund to support the adoption of advanced low-carbon technologies in its developing member countries (DMCs), with a grant of ¥1.8 billion (about $17.65 million) from the Government of Japan.

PHOTO RELEASE: ADB President Meets with Sri Lanka President in Colombo

PHOTO RELEASE: ADB President Meets with Sri Lanka President in Colombo

ADB President Commends Strong Growth Prospects during 3-Day Visit to Sri Lanka

ADB President Takehiko Nakao today met with Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa, as well as several ministers and senior officials, to discuss global, regional and bilateral issues, including challenges and opportunities for the Sri Lankan economy over the short to medium term.

ADB to Host New Hub to Bring Investment and Innovation in Clean Energy in Asia

The 9th Asia Clean Energy Forum today saw the launch of a Sustainable Energy for All hub for Asia Pacific, aimed at mobilizing investment and finding innovative ways to bring clean, modern energy to the people of Asia and the Pacific.

ADB President Praises Bangladesh for Steady Growth, Poverty Reduction

ADB President praises Bangladesh for Steady Growth, Poverty Reduction

PHOTO RELEASE: ADB President Meets with Bangladesh Prime Minister in Dhaka

ADB President Meets with Bangladesh Prime Minister in Dhaka

ADB Appoints Juan Miranda As Managing Director General

ADB today announced the appointment of Juan Miranda as the Managing Director General. The appointment is effective 1 July 2014.

AFD Adds $101 Million Cofinancing To ADB Colombo Water Services Program

A $400 million ADB project to improve water and wastewater management services in greater Colombo will be expanded through cofinancing of $101 million from Agence Francaise de Developpement. 

Investors Returning To Most Emerging East Asia Markets – Asia Bond Monitor

Local and offshore demand for emerging East Asia’s local currency bonds is rising again and should continue given strong economic growth prospects in the region, said the ADB's latest Asia Bond Monitor.