ADB's Focus on Transport

ADB assists member countries in developing Asia to building transport infrastructure and services which contribute towards low-carbon, safe, accessible, and affordable transport systems.

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ADB Approves $300 Million Loan to Improve Road Connectivity and Trade in Nepal

ADB has approved a $300 million loan to improve transport connectivity of the Kakarbhitta–Laukahi road in Nepal to international trade routes, particularly to India and Bangladesh.

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ADB Ventures Invests in Selex to Expand Electric Two-Wheeler Usage in Viet Nam

ADB Ventures has signed an agreement to invest in an electric two-wheeler vehicle (E2W) and battery pack manufacturer, Selex Smart Electric Vehicles JSC, to reduce carbon emissions in high-usage applications such as last-mile cargo and passenger transport in Viet Nam.

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ADB Approves $230 Million Loan for Flood Rehabilitation in Bangladesh

ADB has approved a $230 million emergency assistance loan to help the Government of Bangladesh’s rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts in the districts affected by the devastating floods last May–June 2022.

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ADB Signs $131 Million Loan to Support the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal Upgrade, Enhance International Trade

NEW DELHI, INDIA (23 January 2023) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Nhava Sheva Freeport Terminal Private Limited (NSFTPL) signed a $131 million loan to upgrade the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal located in Navi Mumbai Maharashtra to en

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Smart Ways to Make Uzbekistan’s Road Networks Climate-Resilient

Uzbekistan is one of the Central Asian countries that have significantly boosted road infrastructure spending to transform road networks, enhance trade, and improve local economic and social opportunities.

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Maximizing the Potential of the Almaty–Bishkek Economic Corridor

A pilot economic corridor between Almaty, the largest city in Kazakhstan, and Bishkek, the capital of the Kyrgyz Republic, was established to foster trade, enhance free movement of labor and capital, and promote infrastructure modernization.

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Philippine Department of Transportation–ADB Office of Public-Private Partnership Signing Ceremony for Transaction Advisory Services Mandates - Ahmed Saeed

Opening remarks by Ahmed M. Saeed, ADB Vice-President, Operations 2, at the Philippine Department of Transportation – ADB Office of Public-Private Partnership Signing Ceremony for Transaction Advisory Services Mandates, 2 February 2023

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How Trade via Rail in Central Asia Can Mitigate the Energy and Climate Crises

Trade via rail in Central Asia has proven highly effective in recent years. It needs further support to take it to the next level.

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