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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, 2010-2018

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

News

21 Oct 2020 | News Release

ADB Urges Southeast Asian Countries to Close Digital Divide, Promote Equitable Growth Amid COVID-19

ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa today urged Southeast Asian countries to expand investments in digital infrastructure and ensure equitable access to technology as economies recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

08 Oct 2020 | News Release

Contracts Worth $1.7 Billion Awarded for ADB-Funded Malolos–Clark Railway Project

Construction of the Malolos–Clark Railway Project, a flagship Philippine project funded by ADB, is expected to begin soon, following the signing of three civil works contracts worth more than $1.7 billion.

15 Sep 2020 | News from Country Offices

Philippine Economy to Decline Further in 2020 Amid COVID-19, With Recovery in 2021

The Philippine economy is forecast to contract by 7.3% in 2020 amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic before growth returns to 6.5% in 2021, according to a new report from ADB released today.

10 Sep 2020 | News Release

$500 Million ADB Loan to Boost the Philippines’ Disaster Resilience

ADB has approved a $500 million policy-based loan to allow the Philippines quick access to emergency financing in the event of disasters triggered by natural hazards or public health emergencies that result in a declaration of...

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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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