Public Sector (Sovereign) Financing
In the Spotlight
ADB's Board of Governors has approved a groundbreaking initiative to combine the lending operations of the bank’s Asian Development Fund (ADF) with its ordinary capital resources (OCR) balance sheet.
Read how ADB, governments, people, and organizations work together to deliver sustained and inclusive results, making knowledge, innovation, and collaboration into a powerful combination that can help transform ADB's vision into reality.
ADB is committed to strengthening its partnerships with multilateral and bilateral organizations, foundations, and other emerging development partners to create greater synergies in response to the needs of developing Asia and the Pacific.
The substantial lending volume reflects Asia’s continued need for development assistance, despite impressive growth and poverty reduction efforts in recent years.
This publication, a collaboration between ADB and Agence Française de Développement, captures true stories about development in Viet Nam.
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.
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.
$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