Afghanistan and ADB

ADB placed its regular assistance to Afghanistan on hold effective 15 August 2021. In 2022, ADB, through a special financing arrangement with the United Nations, provided basic human needs support to ensure food security and to sustain the delivery of essential health and education services for the Afghan people.

Economic forecasts for Afghanistan

Comparative economic forecasts

The latest available economic data for Afghanistan compared to countries in South Asia.

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Asian Development Bank and Afghanistan: Fact Sheet

Asian Development Bank and Afghanistan: Fact Sheet

The Fact Sheets summarize ADB's partnerships with member economies, providing key facts and figures and an overview of activities and future directions.

Asian Development Outlook (ADO) September 2023

Asian Development Outlook

The Asian Development Outlook analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia.

Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2023

Key Indicators

The Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific publication presents data regarding the economic, financial, social, and environmental situations in a broad range of countries across the region.

Basic Statistics 2023

Basic Statistics

The Basic Statistics brochure presents data on selected social, economic, and SDG indicators such as population, poverty, annual growth rate of gross domestic product, inflation, and government finance for economies in Asia and the Pacific.