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Philippines and ADB

ADB's partnership strategy for the Philippines focuses on accelerating infrastructure and long-term investments, promoting local economic development, and investing in people.

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Handog sa hapag-kainan ng Pamilyang Pilipino 

A partnership between the Asian Development Bank, the Government of the Philippines, and the private sector, in coordination with the Philippine Army, for families affected by COVID-19. The Bayan Bayanihan food program was completed on 20 May 2020.
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Economic Forecast

GDP forecasts are based on ADB's flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Updated four times a year, it analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.

Poverty in the Philippines

Development indicators for the Philippines, including a selection of economic, environmental, and social indicators used globally to track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

Results of ADB-Supported Operations

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

Projects Cofinanced

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects. Additional funds are provided in the form of official loans and grants, technical assistance, other concessional financing, and commercial cofinancing such as B loans, risk transfer arrangements, parallel loans and equity, guarantee cofinancing, and cofinancing for transactions under ADB’s Trade Finance Program.

Project Performance, 2000-2018

ADB Projects in the Philippines

Project Results


01 Feb 2021 | News Release

ADB Provides $25 Million to Help Philippines Procure COVID-19 Vaccines

The Asian Development Bank has allocated $25 million to help the Philippine government purchase vaccines for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in 2021.

21 Jan 2021 | News Release

ADB Appoints Suzanne Gaboury as Director General for Private Sector Operations

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Ms. Suzanne Gaboury as Director General of its Private Sector Operations Department. Ms. Gaboury, who assumed office in early January, is the first woman to lead the department...

20 Jan 2021 | News Release

Skills Development Vital to Enabling Transition to Industry 4.0 in Southeast Asia — ADB Study

Countries in Southeast Asia should consider developing industry transformation maps in key sectors to enable the transition to the 4th industrial revolution, according to a new ADB study.  

20 Jan 2021 | News from Country Offices

ADB Study Outlines Transformational Impact of Industry 4.0 on Skills and Jobs in the Philippines

The Philippines should consider developing industry transformation maps in key sectors to enable the transition to the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) with adequate investment in skills development for new and repositioned jobs...


Philippines Country Office (PhCO)

6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City, 1550 Metro Manila, Philippines

  Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

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