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Anticorruption and Integrity

Underpinned by ADB's zero tolerance for corruption, the Office of Anticorruption and Integrity aligns with ADB’s commitment to strengthen governance across Asia and the Pacific as it mitigates integrity risks, investigates integrity violations, and promotes integrity among ADB’s stakeholders.

Advisories

17 August 2020ADB cross debars 32 firms and one individual sanctioned by the African Development Bank and World Bank
ADB cross debarred 32 firms and one individual after African Development Bank's and World Bank's sanctions for corrupt, collusive, and fraudulent practices. The firms and individual are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

10 August 2020ADB cross debars one firm sanctioned by the World Bank
ADB cross debarred Founder International (Beijing) Co., Ltd. after World Bank's sanction for fraudulent practice. The firm is not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

28 July 2020Public notice: Attempt to locate firms and individuals
ADB's Office of Anticorruption and Integrity is attempting to contact certain firms and individuals for delivery of correspondence. View list of firm(s) and/or individual(s).

20 May 2020ADB cross debars three entities sanctioned by African Development Bank and World Bank
ADB cross debarred Sinotec Company Limited, Liaoning-Efacec Electrical Equipment Company Limited, and James Tinnion-Morgan after AfDB's and WB's sanctions for collusive, corrupt, and fraudulent practices. The entities are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

24 April 2020ADB cross debars three firms sanctioned by the World Bank
ADB cross debarred Yunnan Jincheng Construction Engineering Co., Ltd., LLC Conmarks, and Fedders Lloyd Corporation Limited following the World Bank's sanction for fraudulent practices. The firms are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

21 February 2020ADB cross debars an individual sanctioned by the World Bank
ADB cross debarred Bezhan Seraj following the World Bank's sanction for fraudulent practices. The individual is not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

18 February 2020ADB cross debars a firm sanctioned by the World Bank
ADB cross debarred LTD Dagi following the World Bank's sanction for fraudulent practices. The firm is not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

29 January 2020 Scam alert: Legal representation fraud
The general public is advised to be aware of legal representation scams using the name of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and its Headquarters’ address. Read more.

08 January 2020ADB cross debars 50 entities sanctioned by other MDBs
ADB cross debarred 50 entities that were sanctioned by the African Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Inter-American Development Bank, and the World Bank for fraudulent, collusive, and corrupt practices. Seven of the entities are registered in, or citizens of, ADB non-member countries; whereas the 43 other entities are from ADB member countries. They include Jiangxi Geo-Engineering (Group) Corporation and its 14 affiliates, 15 affiliates of CHINT Electric Co. Ltd., and Tengwangge Construction Engineering Group Co. Ltd., which have exposure to ADB contracts. The entities are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

31 October 2019ADB cross debars 30 entities sanctioned by the World Bank
ADB cross-debarred China Railway First Group Co. Ltd., PT. Suburo Jayan Indah Corp, an individual, and 27 affiliated firms, after they were sanctioned for fraudulent practices. The entities are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

08 October 2019ADB cross-debars 29 entities sanctioned by the World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank
ADB cross-debarred China Energy Engineering Group Hunan Electric Power Design Institute Co. Ltd., Ingenieria Especializada Obra e Civil Industrial S.A.U., Construtora Norberto Odebrecht S.A. plus 26 affiliated firms, after they were sanctioned for collusive, corrupt, and fraudulent practices. The entities are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

11 September 2019ADB cross-debars a firm sanctioned by the World Bank
ADB cross-debarred Hunan Water and Hydropower Construction Group Co., Ltd. after WB’s sanction it for fraudulent practices. The firm is not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

23 August 2019ADB cross-debars three entities sanctioned by the World Bank
ADB cross-debarred Bejing Jingold Construction Co., Ltd. and two affiliates, Beijing Jingold Sunshine Engineering Technology Co., Ltd. and Beijing Jingold Airport Construction (Liaoning) Co., Ltd. after WB sanctioned them for fraudulent practices. The entities are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

14 August 2019ADB cross-debars six entities sanctioned by Inter-American Development Bank and World Bank
ADB cross-debarred Toponort S.A., Manuel Candal, PT Nugraha Adi Taruna, and three entities from non-ADB member countries, after IDB and WB sanctioned them for fraudulent practices. The entities are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

25 July 2019ADB cross-debars entities sanctioned by the World Bank
ADB cross-debarred Mr. Muminjon Yuldashev, Shanghai Hetai Construction Engineering Co. Ltd, OOO Fides Solutions, and Mr. Ravshan Rizametov, after WB sanctioned them for coercive, corrupt, and fraudulent practices. The entities are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

01 July 2019ADB cross-debars 15 entities sanctioned by the World Bank
ADB cross-debarred Dongfang Electronics Co. Ltd., Guizhou Zhonghang South Machinery Construction Co. Ltd. and Zhongchen Road & Bridge Construction (Beijing) Co., Ltd., plus 12 affiliated firms, after World Bank sanctioned them for fraudulent practices. The entities are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

24 September 2018ADB cross-debars one firm sanctioned by the World Bank
ADB cross-debarred M/s Om Sakthi Constructions (India) after the World Bank sanctioned it for fraudulent practices. The firm is not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

30 August 2018ADB cross-debars firm sanctioned by the Inter-American Development Bank
ADB cross-debarred GL Systems LLC (USA) after IDB sanctioned it for collusive, corrupt, and fraudulent practices. The firm is not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

7 August 2018ADB cross-debars two entities sanctioned by the World Bank
ADB on 15 August cross-debarred Jiangsu Zhidehuatong Information Technology Co., Ltd. (PRC) and PT Gunakarya Nusantara (Indonesia), which are sanctioned by the World Bank. They were penalized for fraudulent practices, and are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

2 August 2018ADB cross-debars 32 firms sanctioned by the World Bank
ADB on 31 July cross-debarred China Machinery Industry Construction Group, Inc. (including 18 affiliates) and China Nuclear Industry Fifth Construction Co. Ltd. (including 12 affiliates) from the PRC. The firms were sanctioned by the World Bank for fraudulent practices, and are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

27 July 2018ADB cross-debars three entities sanctioned by the Inter-American Development Bank
ADB on 24 July cross-debarred three entities from Guatemala which were sanctioned by IDB. They were sanctioned for collusive, corrupt, and fraudulent practices and are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

17 July 2018ADB cross-debars two firms sanctioned by AfDB
ADB on 12 July cross-debarred Chint Electric Co., Ltd. and Chint Electric International Co., Ltd. from the PRC. The firms were sanctioned by the African Development Bank for fraudulent practices, and are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

 4 July 2018ADB cross-debars an individual sanctioned by the World Bank
ADB on 2 July cross-debarred Andre Koll from Germany. The individual was sanctioned by the World Bank for corrupt practices, and is not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

29 June 2018ADB cross-debars four entities sanctioned by the World Bank
ADB on 27 June cross-debarred Kuvasoy Tamir Kurlish LLC, Juydam-Tamirchi LLC, and two entities from Nicaragua. The entities were sanctioned by the World Bank for fraudulent and collusive practices, and are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

18 June 2018ADB cross-debars a firm sanctioned by the World Bank
ADB on 14 June cross-debarred Latifi Constructon and Road Construction Company from Afghanistan. The firm was sanctioned by the World Bank for fraudulent practices, and is not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

8 June 2018ADB cross-debars two entities sanctioned by WB
ADB on 6 June cross-debarred Alam & Sons Government Contractor and General Order Supplier and Mr. Khuda Dad from Pakistan. They were sanctioned by the World Bank for fraudulent practices and are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

7 June 2018ADB cross-debars three entities sanctioned by WB
ADB on 5 June cross-debarred T&G Ltd., Avtobani Ltd., and Mr. Shalva Bubuteishvili from Georgia. These were sanctioned by the World Bank for collusive practices, and are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

38 May 2018ADB cross-debars twelve entities sanctioned by IDB and WB
ADB on 26 May cross-debarred 12 entities sanctioned by the Inter-American Development Bank and the World Bank. They were sanctioned for fraudulent, collusive, and corrupt practices and are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. Contact OAI for any contract variations involving these entities. View updated sanctions list.

30 April 2018ADB cross debars 65 firms sanctioned by World Bank
ADB on 24 and 26 April cross debarred 65 firms which were sanctioned by the World Bank. They were sanctioned for collusive, corrupt, and fraudulent practices and are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list

5 April 2018ADB cross debars six entities sanctioned by the World Bank
ADB on 27 March cross-debarred six entities from the Philippines and Haiti which were sanctioned by the World Bank. They were sanctioned for collusive and fraudulent practices, and are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

6 March 2018ADB cross debars 19 entities sanctioned by Inter-American Development Bank
ADB on 19 March cross-debarred 19 entities from Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Panama which were sanctioned by IDB. They were sanctioned for collusive and fraudulent practices, and are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

12 February 2018ADB cross debars three entities sanctioned by the World Bank 
ADB on 8 February cross debarred three entities from Argentina which were sanctioned by the World Bank. They were sanctioned for fraudulent practices, and are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list

8 February 2018ADB cross debars 11 entities sanctioned by the World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank
ADB on 7 February cross debarred 11 entities which were sanctioned by the World Bank and IDB. They were sanctioned for corrupt, collusive, fraudulent, and obstructive practices, and are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

1 February 2018ADB cross debars an entity sanctioned by the World Bank 
ADB on 30 January cross debarred Angelique International Limited. It was sanctioned for corrupt and fraudulent practices, and is not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

31 January 2018ADB cross debars 93 entities sanctioned by the World Bank 
ADB cross debarred on 25 January 85 affiliates of Oberthur Technologies SA and 8 other entities which were sanctioned by the World Bank. They were sanctioned for corrupt, collusive, and fraudulent practices; and are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

3 January 2018ADB cross debars four entities sanctioned by the Inter-American Development Bank 
ADB cross debarred on 19 January four entities from Brazil and Guyana which were sanctioned by the Inter-American Development Bank. They were sanctioned for collusive and fraudulent practices, and are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

12 January 2018ADB cross debars three entities sanctioned by the African Development Bank
ADB cross debarred three entities from Ghana and Nigeria which were sanctioned by the African Development Bank for fraudulent practices. The firms are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list

5 January 2018ADB cross debars three entities sanctioned by World Bank
 ADB cross debarred SMEC Bangladesh Ltd., ACE Consultants Ltd., and Ocyana Consultants (Pvt.) Ltd. They were sanctioned by the World Bank for corrupt and fraudulent practices and are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

8 December 2017ADB cross debars six entities sanctioned by World Bank
ADB on 5 December cross debarred six entities from India, Nicaragua, Philippines, and Spain which were sanctioned by the World Bank. They were sanctioned for collusive, corrupt, and fraudulent practices, and are not eligible to participate in ADB-related activities while sanctioned. View updated sanctions list.

7 May 2017 Scam alert: Fake ADB recruitment
The general public is advised to be aware of recruitment scams using the name of the the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Read more.

8 May 2017 Beware of business scams using ADB's name
ADB's Office of Anticorruption and Integrity (OAI) is warning the general public of fraudulent  emails that claim to be from a high ranking official within ADB; or from individuals or companies working with ADB. Read more.

21 July 2015 ADB sanctioned 18 firms and 20 individuals from Jan-June 2015
In the 1st semester of 2015, the Integrity Oversight Committee declared 13 firms and 16 individuals ineligible to participate in ADB-financed activities for violating ADB's Anticorruption Policy. In addition, five firms and four individuals accepted ADB's proposed sanction. Read the  cases synopses.