Asian Development Bank and Papua New Guinea: Fact Sheet

Publication | April 2016

The ADB program in Papua New Guinea 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 is Papua New Guinea’s largest multilateral development partner and has approved $2.1 billion in loans, grants, technical assistance, and private sector loans since 1971.

Papua New Guinea has been pursuing a range of development goals in recent years. ADB support to PNG will promote more inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth, with an emphasis on upgrading transport infrastructure and improving access to renewable energy.

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