ADB in Southeast Asia

ADB works with 8 developing member countries to help build resilience against economic shocks, deliver sustainable services, and promote inclusive and sustainable growth.

In the Spotlight

Southeast Asia Developing Member Countries

ADB's Work in Southeast Asia

"We are encouraged to see Southeast Asia’s economic recovery taking hold, yet countries remain confronted with worsening poverty and widening disparities across many spheres. If scars from the [COVID-19] pandemic are left untreated, there is a risk of poverty and inequality intensifying and spilling over generations. On top of these challenges, climate change threats continue to grow more severe, widespread, and costlier.

ADB initiatives on domestic resource mobilization, green recovery, energy transition, climate finance, and tourism revitalization aim to help reposition Southeast Asian economies on a path towards sustainable recovery."


What Is SEADS?

The Southeast Asia Development Solutions—SEADS—is a knowledge and innovation platform under ADB. In tandem with its partner program, the Southeast Asia Development Symposium, SEADS aims to help crystallize thinking on relevant and critical issues in the region, and support countries in becoming prosperous, knowledge-based, and sustainable.


Data: Southeast Asia

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.

Learn more about Results of ADB-Supported Operations in Southeast Asia

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

Learn more about Projects Cofinanced in Southeast Asia

ADB’s COVID-19 response consists of a $20 billion package announced in April 2020 and the $9 billion Asia Pacific Vaccine Access Facility (APVAX) announced in December 2020.

Learn more about the COVID-19 Response in Southeast Asia


ADB Projects in Southeast Asia View all projects



Winfried Wicklein
Winfried Wicklein

Director General


Southeast Asia Department (SERD)

6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550, Metro Manila, Philippines

Tel +63 2 6324444
Fax +63 2 6362444

Cambodia Resident Mission (CARM)

No. 29 Suramarit Blvd. (268/19) Sangkat Chaktomuk, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Indonesia Resident Mission (IRM)

The Plaza Office Tower, 11th Floor, Jl. MH Thamrin 28-30, Central Jakarta, Indonesia 10350

Office hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Lao PDR Resident Mission (LRM)

Corner of Lanexang Av. and Samsenthai Rd., P.O. Box 9724, Vientiane, Lao PDR

Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Tel +856 21 250444
Fax +856 21 250333

Myanmar Resident Mission (MYRM)

Yangon Office Union Business Centre (UBC), Room : 04-05, 4th Floor, Natmauk Road Bo Cho Quarter, Bahan Township, Yangon, Myanmar

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

Philippines Country Office (PhCO)

6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City, 1550 Metro Manila, Philippines

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

Thailand Resident Mission (TRM)

23rd Floor, The Offices at Central World, 999/9 Rama 1 Road, Wangmai, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand

Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Timor-Leste Resident Mission (TLRM)

Rua Cabo Verde No 16, Posto Administrativo, Vera Cruz, Suco Motael, Aldeia Halibur, Dili, Timor-Leste

Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Viet Nam Resident Mission (VRM)

3rd Floor, Cornerstone Building, 16 Phan Chu Trinh Street, Hoan Kiem District, Ha Noi, Viet Nam

Office hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Tel +8424 39331374
Fax +8424 39331373