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People's Republic of China (PRC) and ADB

ADB has moved from an infrastructure-based support model for the PRC to one that will improve the quality of economic growth by underlining environmental protection and social sector development.

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Support for the Yangtze River Economic Belt

Under its Yangtze River Economic Belt (YREB) Framework, ADB will provide around $2 billion over 2018-2020 to support integrated economic and environmental development in the upper and middle reaches of the Yangtze River. As one of the PRC's three economic growth areas, the YREB is key to helping the PRC achieve its goals of inclusive and sustainable growth and xiao kang, or a moderately prosperous society.

Data: People's Republic of China   ADB and the PRC: Fact Sheet

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 People's Republic of China

Development indicators for the People's Republic of China, 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 People's Republic of China

Project Results


07 Jul 2020 | News from Country Offices

Experts Discuss Balancing the Needs of People and Nature in PRC’s Yellow River Basin

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (7 July 2020) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Yellow River Conservancy Commission co-hosted a webinar today to kick-off its Yellow River ecological corridor program.

30 Jun 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB Calls for Continued Advance of the PRC's Roadmap for Ecological Protection, Nature-Positive Recovery

ADB cohosted a webinar today to discuss how to advance policy recommendations for ecological protection being put forward for consideration by the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) State Council under the forthcoming...

29 Jun 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB Disburses Loan to Promote Biosecurity in Livestock Farming in PRC

ADB has disbursed a loan of $40 million (in Chinese yuan equivalent) to New Hope Liuhe Co., Ltd. (NHL) to promote biosecurity and help develop a more integrated, inclusive, and sustainable livestock.

25 Jun 2020 | News Release

COVID-19-Induced Uncertainty Continues to Drag on Emerging East Asian Bonds

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to drag on local currency bond markets in emerging East Asia as investment sentiment globally and in the region wane, says the latest issue of ADB's Asia Bond Monitor.


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