Asian Development Bank and Malaysia: Fact Sheet

Publication | May 2020

ADB assistance to Malaysia has focused on advancing regional cooperation and integration, providing advisory services, building institutional capacity, and promoting sustainable development and green growth.

ADB supports and facilitates Malaysia’s active involvement in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the Brunei Darussalam–Indonesia–Malaysia–the Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA), the Indonesia–Malaysia–Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT), and the Coral Triangle Initiative. Priorities include cross-border infrastructure projects, economic corridor and border development, energy cooperation, and coordinated management of coastal and marine ecosystems.

ADB operations in Malaysia are expected to strengthen under the Arrangement of Cooperation and beyond. The bank will target sectors and identify thematic priorities to help Malaysia achieve its development agenda.

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
  • Malaysia

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