Asian Development Bank and Azerbaijan: Fact Sheet

Publication | April 2016
Asian Development Bank and Azerbaijan: Fact Sheet

Cumulative disbursements to Azerbaijan for lending and grants financed by ordinary capital resources, the Asian Development Fund, and other special funds amount to $1.23 billion.

Development priorities for Azerbaijan in the short to medium term will include projects in transport, energy, water and other urban infrastructure services, and private sector development.

ADB will support the construction of transport corridors, providing linkages with neighboring countries and expanding opportunities for rural communities. ADB assistance will help expand the electricity network, and to improve energy efficiency by enhancing power distribution and integrating renewable energy sources. Upgrades to urban infrastructure and services— including public transport, water supply and sanitation, and solid waste management in regional towns and peri-urban areas—will be a priority.

Updated yearly, this ADB Fact Sheet provides social and economic indicators on Azerbaijan as well as concise information on ADB's operations in the country and contact information.