Private Sector (Nonsovereign) Financing

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As a catalyst for private investments, ADB provides direct financial assistance to private sector projects. While ADB’s participation is usually limited, it leverages a large amount of funds from commercial sources to finance these projects. Projects must also have clear development impacts and/or demonstration effects that go beyond the benefits captured in the financial rate of return. 

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20 January 2016ADB receives best multilateral institution for trade finance award
20 January 2016ADB mobilizes funding for water distribution project in the PRC
13 January 2016Loan agreement signed to expand financing for Sri Lanka MSMEs


Fast Facts

10.2(2014) Nonsovereign operations, in US$ billions

6.9(2014) Value of private sector approvals, in US$ billions

1.9(2014) Private sector approvals financed by ADB, in US$ billions

Read more in ADB's Annual Report 2014