The Asian Development Fund (ADF) is a partnership between ADB and its member countries. Financed mainly by contributions of ADB members, ADF supports the economic and social development of the most vulnerable countries in the region.
To date, 32 members of ADB have provided direct contributions to ADF. The largest contributors are, in descending order, Japan, the United States, Australia, Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom, and France. The breakdown of contributions from non-regional and regional members is about 53%:47% of total pledged contributions.
As of 31 July 2012, total contributions to ADF amounted to $38.7 billion equivalent at 31 July 2012 exchange rates.
China, People's Republic of
Hong Kong, China
Korea, Republic of
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|Share by Region*||Volume by Country (in $ Million)*|
|Central and West Asia||37%||Bangladesh||496|
|East Asia||3%||Viet Nam||483|
|South East Asia||26%||Pakistan||227|
Group A (ADF Only): Afghanistan, Bhutan, Cambodia, Kiribati, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tajikistan, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.
Note: India is eligible for ADF assistance under ADB’s Graduation Policy but currently does not have access to the ADF.