Bangladesh and ADB

ADB is promoting climate resilience and supporting socioeconomic recovery in Bangladesh—focusing on job creation, social protection, sustainable infrastructure, and economic development.

In the Spotlight

  • ADB, City Group Partner to Build Energy-Efficient Oilseed Crushing Plant to Support Food Security in Bangladesh}

    News from Country Offices

    ADB, City Group Partner to Build Energy-Efficient Oilseed Crushing Plant to Support Food Security in Bangladesh

    ADB and Rupshi Seed Crushing Limited, a member of the City Group, have signed a $10 million loan to construct a greenfield energy-efficient, multi-oilseed crushing plant within the City Economic Zone in the Narayanganj District, Bangladesh.

  • Asian Development Blog

    Birth Registration Can Be Boosted by Deploying More Health Workers

    Civil registration systems are vital for providing legal identity and accessing essential services, as shown by discrepancies in COVID-19 mortality data and the ongoing challenges in birth registration, especially in poorer communities.

  • Asian Development Blog

    How to Confront Gender-Based Violence in a Warming World

    The correlation between rising temperatures and escalating gender-based violence is having a major impact on women and girls worldwide. The effects of heat stress on social dynamics and individual behavior underscore the urgent need for integrated climate and gender-based violence policy interventions.

  • Video

    Futures Built on Safeguards

    Three projects in Bangladesh, Georgia, and Uzbekistan showcase ADB's and its clients' commitment to protecting people and the environment while driving climate-resilient economic development and regional connectivity.


Bangladesh Facts

ADB's Work in Bangladesh

ADB has been a major source of external assistance to Bangladesh, providing an average of $2 billion per year since 2016. ADB assistance is aligned with Bangladesh’s Eighth Five-Year Plan, 2021–2025, and Perspective Plan, 2021–2041.

To date, ADB has committed 726 public sector loans, grants, and technical assistance totaling $31.8 billion to Bangladesh. ADB’s current sovereign portfolio in Bangladesh includes 75 loans and 4 grants worth $13 billion.


Data: Bangladesh

Forecasts are based on ADB's flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Updated four times a year, it analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.

Development indicators for Bangladesh, including a selection of economic, environmental, and social indicators used globally to track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects.


ADB Projects in Bangladesh View all projects


Contact: Bangladesh Resident Mission (BRM)

Plot E-31, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh, GPO Box No. 2100

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Sunday to Thursday)

Edimon Ginting (Mr)
Country Director
Jiangbo Ning (Mr)
Deputy Country Director
Na Won Kim (Ms)
Country Operations Head
Gobinda Bar (Mr)
Team Leader, External Relations

Established in 1982, Bangladesh Resident Mission's primary responsibilities include:

  • Initiate and maintain dialogue with the government on issues that are of relevance to ADB operations in the country
  • Strengthen project processing and portfolio management
  • Prepare the country partnership strategy and its annual updates
  • Strengthen working relations with the government, development partners, NGOs, civil society, and the private sector
  • Plan and prepare ADB's substantive economic and sector work for Bangladesh
  • Promote external relations and disseminate information about ADB and its operations

BRM will be closed on these dates:

* = Subject to moon sighting

Last updated: 15 March 2024