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People's Republic of China (PRC) and ADB

ADB’s sovereign and nonsovereign operations will be promoted to help develop efficient and effective solutions to the PRC’s complex development issues, and to replicate and scale up these solutions for other ADB developing member countries.

  • Meeting the Challenges of a Greying China - Yolanda Fernandez Lommen
    Op-Ed / Opinion | 5 August 2021
    Meeting the Challenges of a Greying China - Yolanda Fernandez Lommen

    The population in China is aging rapidly. The proportion of people aged 60 years and above is expected to increase to 35% by 2050, turning the population into one of the oldest in the world at a fast pace. While aging poses great challenges, if managed well, these can be overcome to generate opportunities. Reforms to foster labor mobility and upgrading human capital will reduce the labor shortages stemming from aging. Greater public and private investments to strengthen elderly care services and facilities will create employment opportunities and improve people’s well-being.

  • ADB, Henan Tian Lun Gas Sign Loan to Support Last-Mile Gas Distribution in Henan Province, PRC
    News from Country Offices | 26 July 2021
    ADB, Henan Tian Lun Gas Sign Loan to Support Last-Mile Gas Distribution in Henan Province, PRC

    he Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $50 million (in Chinese yuan equivalent) loan agreement with Henan Tian Lun Gas Group Limited (HTL) to provide last-mile natural gas supplies to about 630,000 residential and commercial. . .

  • Inland waterways offer sustainable transport for the People's Republic of China’s Hunan Province
    Project Result / Case Study | 20 July 2021
    Inland waterways offer sustainable transport for the People's Republic of China’s Hunan Province

    To enhance inland water transport in People's Republic of China’s Hunan Province, ADB helped finance the construction of a navigation–cum–hydropower complex, an inland port, and landing stations in remote rural areas.

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

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

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