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The African Development Bank Group – Fast Facts

  • Founded 1964
  • Constituent Institutions
  • Shareholders
  • Mission To promote sustainable economic growth and reduce poverty in Africa.
  • Authorized Capital at December 31, 2013 UA 66.98 billion
  • Subscribed Capital at December 31, 2013 UA 65.21 billion
  • Paid-up Capital at December 31, 2013 UA 4.96 billion
  • Callable capital as of December 31, 2013 (ADB) UA 60.25 billion
  • Total reserves as of December 31, 2013 (ADB) UA 2.86 billion
  • Approved Operations, 2013 317 operations totalling UA 4.39 billion, financed as follows:
    • ADB: UA 1.83 billion
    • ADF: UA 2.27 billion
    • NTF: UA 31.2 million
    • Special Funds: UA 253.4 million
  • Of which:
    • Loans: UA 2.86 billion (93 operations)
    • Grants: UA 697.0 million (114 operations)
    • HIPC: UA 22.3 million (2 operations)
    • Equity Participations: UA 99.5 million (10 operations)
    • Guarantees: UA 431.7 million (6 operations)
    • Loan Reallocation: UA 17.8 million (1 operation)
    • Special Funds: UA 253.4 million (91 operations)
  • Sector Approvals, 2013
  • Total Cumulative Loan and Grant Approvals, 1967–2013 4,003 loans and grants totalling UA 67.22 billion

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