Asian Development Bank and Bhutan: Fact Sheet
ADB helps expand economic opportunities in Bhutan by supporting infrastructure development, trade facilitation, and the development of the finance sector.
Since 1982, ADB has supported Bhutan through various programs, mainly in energy, transport, finance, and urban development. ADB has approved loans totaling $498.81 million, grants of $222.4 million, and $73.48 million in technical assistance for Bhutan. ADB support to Bhutan reflects a strong emphasis on green energy production, transport connectivity, and key urban infrastructure projects.
ADB will expand economic opportunities by continuing to support infrastructure development (particularly in the energy transport, water, and urban sectors), trade facilitation, and the development of the finance sector. To make growth more inclusive, ADB will help improve Bhutan’s national and cross-border connectivity, infrastructure in regional growth centers, skills development, and agriculture
Updated yearly, this ADB Fact Sheet provides social and economic indicators on Bhutan as well as concise information on ADB's operations in the country and contact information.