Finance Sector operations support ADB’s new climate agenda across banking, insurance, and capital markets, intending to foster financial product innovations that will support initiatives for investing in quality infrastructure, financial digitalization and increasing inclusion of MSMEs and women. Besides enabling private sector-led growth, it will also offer environmental and social benefits.
ADB's Trade and Supply Chain Finance Program fills market gaps for trade finance by providing guarantees and loans to banks to support trade. ADB is mainstreaming inclusive financing and has been actively promoting innovation and best practice in microfinancing to include savings, payments, remittances, insurance, and pensions. The bank also supports the development of Islamic Finance across the region.
Results delivered in 2021 from ADB projects.
Women-owned or -led
Business development and
financial sector measures supported
Models for business development and
financing established or improved