Public Sector (Sovereign) Financing

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ADB offers a range of financial products that help developing member countries (DMCs) build economic growth and social development. These tools include loans, technical assistance, and grants.

Public sector (sovereign) financing is extended to DMC governments and public sector entities, such as state-owned enterprises. Sovereign lending or financing secured by a government guarantee forms the greater part of ADB’s development assistance.

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The Loan and Grant Financial Information Services (LFIS) website provides online information on loans and grants basic data, summaries, status of withdrawal applications, contract ledgers, disbursement data and reports to internal and authorized external users.

Fast Facts

$15.99(2014) Value of sovereign approvals, in billions

$9.2(2014) Value of official cofinancing loans, grants, and technical assistance (TA) grants, in billions