People's Republic of China (PRC) and ADB

ADB operations in the People’s Republic of China help develop innovative, sustainable, knowledge-based, and replicable solutions to address climate change, environmental challenges, and population aging.

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People's Republic of China Facts

ADB's Work in the People's Republic of China

The assistance from ADB to the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in 2023 continued to demonstrate the bank’s strong commitment to environmental sustainability; climate and disaster resilience; and innovative approaches in agriculture, energy, and urban development.

To date, ADB has committed 1,218 public sector loans, grants, and technical assistance totaling $44.3 billion to the PRC. ADB’s current sovereign portfolio in the PRC includes 77 loans worth $12.55 billion.


Data: People's Republic of China

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 the People's Republic of China, 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 the People's Republic of China View all projects


Contact: People's Republic of China Resident Mission (PRCM)

People's Republic of China Resident Mission (PRCM)

17th Floor, China World Tower (Guomao III), 1 Jian Guo, Men Wai Avenue, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100004, People's Republic of China

Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Safdar Parvez (Mr)
Country Director
Aiming Zhou (Mr)
Deputy Country Director
Akiko Terada-Hagiwara (Ms)
Head, Economics and Strategy Unit
Lee Ming Tai (Mr)
Head, Portfolio Management Unit
Lei Kan (Ms)
External Relations Focal Point

Safdar Parvez is the ADB Country Director for the People's Republic of China (PRC). The PRC Resident Mission was opened in 2000 and provides the primary operational link for activities between ADB and the government, the private sector, civil society stakeholders, and development partners. The resident mission engages in policy dialogue, country partnership strategy development and programming, and portfolio management, while also acting as a knowledge base on development issues in the PRC.

The PRC government agency handling ADB affairs is the Ministry of Finance.

PRCM will be closed on these dates:

Last updated: 3 November 2023