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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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

Activities

31 March 2016ADB signs trade finance agreements with four Bangladesh banks
30 March 2016ADB Trade Finance Program expands in Kazakhstan through agreement with Tsesnabank
22 March 2016ADB signs loan for wastewater, sludge treatment in the People's Republic of China


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