Asian Development Bank and Malaysia: Fact Sheet

Publication | April 2016

The ADB program in Malaysia has provided loans, grants and technical assistance to grow the country's economy and improve the lives of people, particularly the poor, women, children and other vulnerable groups.

ADB support in Malaysia has focused on advancing regional cooperation and integration, catalyzing private investments through public–private partnerships, and developing knowledge partnerships. To drive regional integration, ADB supports and facilitates Malaysia’s active partnership in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the Brunei Darussalam–Indonesia–Malaysia–The Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA), the Indonesia–Malaysia–Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT), and the Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) on crossborder infrastructure projects, energy cooperation, and coordination of sustainable management of coastal and marine ecosystems.

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