Asian Development Bank and Palau: Fact Sheet

Publication | April 2014

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

After joining ADB in 2003, Palau - an archipelagic state in the Northwest Pacific - was classified as one of ADB’s Pacific developing member countries in December 2005. To date, Palau has received four loans for a total of $44.80 million and five technical assistance projects for $3.3 million.

Since 2006, ADB has provided significant technical assistance to the Government of Palau to strengthen national development planning, economic management, and fiscal management.