Review of the Partial Risk Guarantee of the Asian Development Bank

Institutional Document | November 2000

In 1995, the review of the guarantee operations of ADB introduced the partial risk guarantee as a new instrument to expand guarantee operations.

The Board approved a second review of guarantee operations in 1999. In April 2000, the Board approved a review paper on fees for partial credit guarantees. The current paper reviews ADB's experience with the partial risk guarantee and proposes possible improvements to the instrument.


  • Introduction
  • An Overview of the Political Risk Insurance (PIR) Market
  • Review of ADB's Partial Risk Guarantee (PR) Program
  • Recommendation for Changes to ADB's PRG
  • Potential Benefits of the Proposed PRG Prgoram
  • Conclusion
  • Appendixes

Additional Details

  • ADB administration and governance
  • ADB funds and products

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