ADB operations in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic support quality, sustainable, inclusive, and green growth for COVID-19 recovery, with a focus on health care and food security.
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The economy of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) gradually recovered in 2022, supported by the reopening of the country’s borders and improved mobility after a 2-year closure to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
To date, ADB has committed 364 public sector loans, grants, and technical assistance totaling $2.6 billion to the Lao PDR. Cumulative loan and grant disbursements to the Lao PDR amount to $2.41 billion.
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Last updated: 14 December 2022