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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


01 Dec 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB to Help Improve Living Environment of Miluo River in Hunan, PRC

ADB has approved a $150 million loan to improve the rural living environment of the Miluo River in Pingjiang County in Hunan, the People’s Republic of China, as part of the rural vitalization and ecological protection of the Yangtze...

18 Nov 2020 | News from Country Offices

Webinar Advocates Harnessing SME Finance through Digital Technology

Digital technology has made universal financial inclusion for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) achievable for the first time, according to speakers at an Asian Development Bank-organized webinar today.

10 Nov 2020 | News from Country Offices

ADB to Fund Green Finance Development in Hebei through Bank of Xingtai

ADB) has approved a $198.51 million equivalent loan to fund green finance development in Hebei province, the People’s Republic of China. The loan will be provided via the provincial and city governments to the Bank of Xingtai...

06 Nov 2020 | News from Country Offices

Recovery from COVID-19 Must Be Nature Positive, ADB VP Tells Webinar

In the wake of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, governments, development institutions, and the private sector must work together to achieve a nature-positive recovery, Asian Development Bank (ADB) Vice-President...


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