A multilateral institution based in Manila, Philippines, that provides financing for development needs in countries of the Asia-Pacific region. As of July 2000, ADB had 58 member countries.
A multilateral development finance institution dedicated to reducing poverty in Asia and the Pacific. Established in 1966, the bank is owned by 63 member-countries, the majority from the region.
1 of 4 major regional develoment banks currently operating in the global economy; it is headquartered in Manila, Philippines.