Terms of Use


ADB provides the information, documents, data and databases, maps and materials (together, "Materials") contained in this website solely as a resource for its users without any form of assurance. Whilst ADB tries to provide high quality content, the Materials provided on this website are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.

ADB specifically does not make any warranties or representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any such Materials. In addition, this website may contain advice, opinions, and statements of various information providers and content providers. ADB does not represent or endorse the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of the Materials or of any advice, opinion, statement or other information provided by any information provider or content provider, or any user of this website or other person or entity. Reliance upon the Materials or any such opinion, advice, statement, or other information shall be at your own risk. ADB will not be liable in any capacity for damages or losses to the user that may result from the use of or reliance on the Materials or any such advice, opinion, statement or other information.

ADB and its affiliate offices, likewise, shall not be responsible for any errors, omissions or inadvertent alterations that may occur in the disclosure of content on its website. Unless expressly stated otherwise, the findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed in the Materials on this site are those of the various information providers and content providers and are not necessarily those of ADB or its Board of Directors.

By making and designation of or reference to a particular territory or geographical area, or by using the term "country' in the website, ADB does not intend to make any judgment as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.

Boundaries, colors, denominations or any other information shown on this map do not imply, on the part of ADB, any judgment on the legal status of any territory, or any endorsement or acceptance of such boundaries, colors, denominations, or information.

No Offer or Solicitation Regarding Securities

This website may include information, documents and materials (collectively, the "Content") relating to certain securities. Any such Content is provided only for general informational purposes and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any shares or securities, including, without limitation, ADB securities. ADB does not intend to solicit and is not soliciting any action with respect to any shares or securities through this website.

All Content should be read in conjunction with any other applicable Content or other materials that they expressly supplement or that are incorporated by reference therein. All Content relating to securities should be read in conjunction with the appropriate prospectus and any applicable supplement thereto. The securities mentioned in the Content may not be eligible for sale in certain jurisdictions or to certain persons.

Nothing in this website or any Content shall be construed, implicitly or explicitly, as containing any investment recommendations. ADB is not registered under the U.S. Investment Advisers Act of 1940. Accordingly, nothing in such website, or in such Content, should be considered as investment advice. Investors considering purchasing an ADB security should consult their own financial and legal advisors for information about such security, the risks and investment considerations arising from an investment in such security, the appropriate tools to analyze such investment, and the suitability of such investment to each investor's particular circumstances.

Links to Third-Party Websites

ADB provides a number of links to third-party websites for the convenience of its users. The inclusion of these links does not in any way imply endorsement by ADB or its affiliates. Since these links are not under the control of ADB, it shall not be responsible for the contents of these linked sites or the opinions and statements expressed therein. This also applies to any additional links that may appear within these sites.

Linking to ADB Website and Republishing of Articles

ADB encourages websites and blogs to link to its web pages. Articles may be republished without alteration with the attribution statement "This article was first published by the Asian Development Bank (www.adb.org)" and a clickable link back to adb.org.

ADB reserves the right to revoke this permission if a link or any other material is used to imply that ADB is promoting or endorsing an unapproved website, blog, publication or product, or if the same material is used in a way that is defamatory or damaging for its reputation.

Copyright Notice

All materials that appear on ADB's official website, adb.org, are its exclusive property unless otherwise indicated. ADB encourages users to print, download, or copy information, documents and materials from the website exclusively for personal and non-commercial use. Users are restricted from reselling, redistributing or creating derivative works for commercial purposes without the express, written consent of ADB. All photographs, video/audio clips and other multimedia material appearing on ADB website are likewise the exclusive property of ADB and its affiliates.

For copyright permission, please complete the form and send to adbpub@adb.org.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, users of this website should note the following:

  • for ADB's Statistical Database System (SDBS) Online accessible from this website, ADB has specific terms of use, which are hereby incorporated by reference. These specific terms of use are available on the page through which the SDBS is accessible and is also available here: Terms of Use for ADB's Statistical Database System Online; and 
  • for ADB Project Data accessible from this website, ADB has specific terms of use, which are hereby incorporated by reference. These specific terms of use are available on the page through which the ADB Project Data is accessible and is also available here: Terms of Use for ADB Project Data.


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