Public Sector (Sovereign) Financing
In the Spotlight
Results based lending or RBL, which is a new performance based form of financing, changes the way ADB works with external agencies who implement its projects.
ADB and the Government of Japan have agreed to a $16 billion partnership over the next 5 years to boost private and public infrastructure throughout Asia and the Pacific.
Results-based lending, a new approach to project financing where disbursement is linked to project results, is helping ADB to better address challenges in Sri Lanka's education sector.
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.
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