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Asian Development Bank

Syllabus of the Subject: Asian Development Bank (ADB) - Multilateral finance institution.

  1. Introduction to the Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  2. Objectives of the Bank
  3. Structure of the Bank
  4. Operations of the Asian Development Bank
  5. Funds and activities of the Asian Development Bank
  6. Projects and programs of the Asian Development Bank
  7. Partnerships of the Bank
  8. Financial resources
  9. Asian Development Fund
  10. Project Cycle of the Asian Development Bank
  11. Asian Regions and countries
  12. Country Development Strategy
  13. Key indicators for Asia-Pacific
  14. Asian Development Outlook
  15. Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) project

The objectives of the subject “Asian Development Bank” are the following:

  1. To understand the aims, structure, operations and the Asian Development Bank Strategy 2020
  2. To identify the areas of cooperation of the Asian Development Bank
  3. To evaluate the funds (Asian Development Fund...) and financial instruments of the Asian Development Bank
  4. To analyse the key economic indicators for Asia and the Pacific and Asian perspectives on economic development
  5. To understand the project cycle of the Asian Development Bank
The Subject “Asian Development Bank” is part of the following programs:
  1. Masters (e-learning): International Business, Asia
  2. Doctorate in Business in Asia
  3. Bachelor's Degree in International Trade (e-learning)

Languages of study English or French Banque Asiatique Développement Spanish Banco Asiático Desarrollo Portuguese Banco Asiatico Desenvolvimento

  1. Credits of the subject “Asian Development Bank”: 1 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: one week

Sample of the subject - Asian Development Bank:
Price of Traded Goods in Asia

Description of the Subject: Asian Development Bank

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a multilateral development finance organisation created with the objective of reducing poverty in Asia-Pacific. The Asian Development Bank was created in 1966.

The objective of the Asian Development Bank is to improve the welfare of the Asian people, especially of the:

900 million of poor living on less than one dollar a day.

The Asian Development Bank:

  1. Founded: 1966
  2. Members: 67
  3. Regional members: 48
  4. Non-regional members: 19
  5. Field offices: 27
  6. Total employees: 2,500+
  7. Nationalities employed: 50+
  8. Total loans: 10.5 billion dollars
  9. Total grants: 811.4 million dollars
  10. Technical assistance: 274.5 million dollars
  11. Private Sector Assistance: 1.5 billion dollars

The highest decision-making level at the Asian Development Bank is the Board of Governors, to which each of the sixty-seven members economies of the Bank appoints one Governor.

The dynamic economic development has substantially helped reduce the Asian poverty.

Notwithstanding some spectacular progress over the last decades:

The Asia-Pacific region remains home to 2/3 of the poor in the World.

Under the Asian Development Bank Strategy 2020, the Bank will follow three complementary strategic agendas:

  1. Inclusive economic growth
  2. Environmentally sustainable growth
  3. Regional Integration and International Trade

The number of people living in absolute poverty remains high at 903 million.

The “Asian Development Outlook” is a series of annual economic reports on the developing member countries of the Asian Development Bank. The Asian Development Outlook provides a full analysis of macroeconomics and development topics for the Asia-Pacific region.

The Asian Development Bank developing member countries are Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, People's Republic of China, Cook Islands, Fiji Islands, Georgia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Pakistan, Republic of Palau, Papua New Guinea, The Philippines, Samoa, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Korea, Kyrgyz Republic, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam.

The Asian Development Bank belongs to the Sinic-Buddhist Civilisation, Hindu Civilisation and Islamic Civilisation.

Asian Development Bank

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

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