Asian Development Bank and the Lao PDR: Fact Sheet

Publication | April 2022

ADB is one of Lao PDR's largest sources of official development assistance, with an average annual lending of $100 million over the 5 years to 2021.

ADB’s sovereign operations in the near term will continue to focus on mainstreaming recovery from COVID-19 and providing targeted support for transparent debt management. 

ADB’s support to the Lao PDR will continue to combine financing, knowledge, and partnerships. Gender equality, good governance, and private sector development are cross-cutting themes across ADB’s assistance.

Updated yearly, this ADB Fact Sheet provides concise information on ADB's operations in the country and contact information.

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  • ADB administration and governance
  • ADB funds and products
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic

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