ADF Partners

The Asian Development Fund (ADF) is a partnership between ADB and its member countries. Financed mainly by contributions of ADB members, ADF supports the economic and social development of the most vulnerable countries in the region.

To date, 33 members of ADB have provided direct contributions to ADF. The largest contributors are, in descending order, Japan, the United States, Australia, Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom, and France. The breakdown of contributions from non-regional and regional members is about 51%:49% of total pledged contributions.

As of 31 December 2013, total contributions to ADF amounted to $37.5 billion equivalent at 31 December 2013 exchange rates.

Australia
Austria
Belgium
Brunei Darussalam
Canada
China, People's Republic of
Denmark
Finland
France
Germany
Hong Kong, China
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Kazakhstan
Korea, Republic of
Luxembourg
Malaysia
The Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
Portugal
Singapore
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Taipei,China
Thailand
Turkey
United Kingdom
United States

ADF Recipients

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Share by Region*   Volume by Country (in $ Million)*  
Central and West Asia 38% Bangladesh 469
East Asia 2% Viet Nam 459
Pacific 4% Afghanistan 352
South Asia 29% Pakistan 274
Southeast Asia 27% Nepal 270
* 2009-2013 average annual approvals; including regional

Group A (ADF Only): Afghanistan, Bhutan, Cambodia, Kiribati, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tajikistan, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.

Group B (Blend, ADF and OCR): Armenia, Bangladesh, Georgia, the Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Sri LankaTimor-LesteUzbekistan, and Viet Nam.


Note: India is eligible for ADF assistance under ADB’s Graduation Policy but currently does not have access to the ADF.