ADB’s Microfinance Portfolio

ADB assistance in the area of inclusive finance for developing member countries in Asia and the Pacific has been very active. The table and pie chart show the distribution of approved project amounts, by type of project.

Approved Projects Total (US$)
  Historical 2011 - 2016
Grant 51,739,000 2% 16,350,000 9%
Technical Assistance 51,029,900 2% 12,800,000 7%
Regional Technical Assistance 2,990,000 0% ... 0%
Loan 2,032,881,000 84% 90,000,000 48%
Nonsovereign Projects 280,000,000 12% 70,000,000 37%
Total 2,418,639,900 100% 189,150,000 100%

Among countries in the region, the Philippines received the greatest number of ADB projects, at 16. By amount approved, India‘s $1.003 billion ranks first.

The table below shows the number and amount of projects allocated to countries in the region.

Country No. of Projects Approved ($)
Azerbaijan 4 1,950,000
Bangladesh 8 95,717,000
Bhutan 1 500,000
Cambodia 5 22,750,000
India 5 1,003,500,000
Indonesia 7 31,315,000
Kazakhstan 1 470,000
Kyrgyz Republic 4 49,550,000
Lao PDR 4 4,250,000
Maldives 1 95,000
Mongolia 6 15,584,000
Nepal 3 1,350,000
Pakistan 6 153,175,000
Papua New Guinea 6 32,504,000
People’s Republic of China 8 23,852,000
Philippines 16 218,833,900
Regional 15 264,825,000
Samoa 1 100,000
Solomon Islands 1 600,000
Sri Lanka 2 1,150,000
Tajikistan 9 40,590,000
Thailand 5 204,100,000
Timor Leste 5 1,800,000
Uzbekistan 8 122,250,000
Vanuatu 4 875,000
Viet Nam 13 126,954,000
Total 148 2,418,639,900

To view the complete list of projects, please click here. The project listing includes all projects categorized as inclusive finance or microfinance under ADB’s Project Classification System.

Last updated 30 June 2016.