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5 November 2018

VP Susantono and People's Republic of China Vice Minister Zhao discuss development challenges

VP Bambang Susantono and Vice Minister Zhao Huiling, Central Discipline Commissioner of the Ministry of Finance in the People's Republic of China (PRC) met on 5 November 2018 at ADB headquarters in Manila. The VP and Vice Minister discussed development challenges in the PRC and the region and the successful partnership between ADB and the PRC. See photo

29 August 2018

President Nakao signs MOU on rural vitalization strategy with the People’s Republic of China

ADB President Takehiko Nakao on 29 August 2018 discussed a wide range of People’s Republic of China (PRC) development challenges and ADB’s support with Minister of Finance and ADB Governor Liu Kun, and Chair of the National Development and Reform Commission He Lifeng. He also signed a memorandum of understanding on the People’s Republic of China’s rural vitalization strategy. His two-day visit to Beijing, which started on 28 August 2018, included a meeting with Governor of the People's Bank of China Yi Gang to discuss the country's macroeconomic situation, monetary and fiscal policies, and financial regulations. President Nakao also held discussions with renowned Chinese economists and young entrepreneurs associated with an incubator program at Peking University. He exchanged views about the important roles of education for development with Gao Song, Executive Vice President and Provost of the university. See news release and photo.

5 July 2018

ADB's Office of Anticorruption and Integrity conducts integrity and respect refresher sessions in People's Republic of China

ADB's Office of Anticorruption and Integrity (OAI) on 27 June 2018 conducted awareness sessions for staff of the People’s Republic of China Resident Mission, discussing their responsibilities to maintain a respectful workplace and uphold ADB's integrity principles.

25 March 2018

China’s Achievements over the Past 40 Years and Challenges in the New Era– Takehiko Nakao

Speech by President Takehiko Nakao at the China Development Forum 2018 (China’s Achievements over the Past 40 Years and Challenges in the New Ear) on 25 March 2018 in Beijing, People's Republic of China. See full speech.

25 March 2018

ADB President Highlights Inequality, Climate Change, and Aging as Three Key Challenges for China’s New Era

ADB President Takehiko Nakao addressed the China Development Forum (CDF), which opened on 25 March in Beijing. Mr. Nakao met Premier Li Keqiang along with other participants of the CDF. He also participated in a roundtable with Vice Premier Liu He. During his visit, Mr. Nakao also met with Mr. Liu Kun, PRC’s new Finance Minister and ADB Governor. See news release

22 March 2018

ADB signs Landmark Project with Icelandic, Chinese Venture to Promote Zero-Emissions Heating

ADB signed facilities of a total of $250 million in loans to Arctic Green Energy Corporation (AGE) and Sinopec Green Energy Geothermal Company Limited (SGE) to expand environmentally sustainable district heating services in PRC. See news release.

21 March 2018

ADB’s Second Project Implementation Management Executive Seminar Conducted in Shanghai

Yao Yixin, Director from PRC’s Ministry of Finance, and Jia Xinning, Deputy County Director of PRCM opened the three-day seminar held on 21-23 March. The second seminar among a series of executive training program discussed practical solutions for common issues encountered in project implementation. Thirty executives from seven projects attended the tailor-made training program.

7 March 2018

ADB, Kingenta Partner to Promote Modern Agricultural Services in the PRC

ADB signed a total of $80 million in assistance to subsidiaries of Kingenta Ecological Engineering Group (Kingenta), a leading compound and specialty fertilizer producer and supplier in PRC, to help promote environmentally sustainable and innovative agricultural services in the country, improving crop productivity and increasing farmers’ income and livelihoods. See news release.

2 March 2018

ADB, China Water Affairs Sign Deal to Improve Urban Water Management in PRC

ADB signed a loan equivalent of up to $200 million to help China Water Affairs Group Limited (CWA) improve wastewater management and increase people’s access to clean and reliable water supply in PRC. See news release.

1 March 2018

ADB Participates in the 2018 Roundtable Dialogue on PRC’s Poverty Alleviation

On 1 March 2018, the PRC State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development (LGOP) hosted the 2018 Roundtable Dialogue on PRC’s Poverty Alleviation with different international organizations and non-governmental organizations in Beijing. Over 20 participants from the major international organizations in the PRC joined the dialogue. The Minister of LGOP Mr. LIU Yongfu hosted the dialogue and discussed recent progress in poverty reduction in the PRC. PRCM CD Ben Bingham highlighted the need to distill relevant lessons from poverty reduction in the PRC and to determine the future direction of poverty reduction and inclusive development.