Asian Development Bank and New Zealand Fact Sheet

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					                                                          Asian Development Bank &
                                                          New Zealand
                                                          FACT SHEET

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is dedicated
to reducing poverty in the Asia and Pacific region
                                                           Shareholding and Voting Power
through pro-poor sustainable economic growth,             New Zealand is the 10th largest shareholder in ADB among its regional members. Overall,
social development, and good governance.                  New Zealand is the 16th largest shareholder.
     Established in 1966, it is owned by 67 member            Figures are as of 1 April 2009, before the fifth general capital increase process began.
nations—48 from the region—who have committed             The process is ongoing, and the final figures are expected to be available by 30 June 2011.
$167.1 billion in loans to the vision of a region free    Current subscription levels are available from the Office of the Secretary.
of poverty.
     Despite the region’s many successes, it              Number of shares held:          54,340 (1.53% of total shares)
remains home to two-thirds of the world’s poor:           Votes:                          67,572 (1.52% of total membership,
1.8 billion people who live on less than $2 a day,                                        2.34% of total regional membership)
with 903 million struggling on less than $1.25 a day.     Overall capital subscription:   $841.08 million
     New Zealand is the 16th largest shareholder and      Paid-in capital subscription:   $58.89 million
has contributed $841.08 million in capital subscription
as of 1 April 2009. As of 31 December 2010, it has
contributed and committed $139.24 million to special
                                                           Contributions to Special Funds Resources
funds since joining in 1966.                              New Zealand has contributed to the Asian Development Fund (ADF), which is ADB’s window for
     Companies and consultants from New Zealand           concessional lending to its borrowing members, and to the Technical Assistance Special Fund
have been awarded $414.07 million in procurement          (TASF), which provides grants to borrowing members to help prepare projects and undertake
contracts (based on nationality of contractor) on         technical or policy studies.
ADB-financed projects since 1967.
     In 2010, lending volume was $11.46 billion           Contributions to the ADF (including committed funds):          $135.91 million
(106 projects), with technical assistance at              Contributions to the TASF (including committed funds):         $3.33 million
$175 million (243 projects) and grant-financed
projects at $982 million (40 projects). In addition,
$3.67 billion in direct value-added loan, grant, and
                                                           Cofinancing
technical assistance cofinancing was generated.           ADB arranges cofinancing from bilateral, multilateral, export credit agencies, and commercial
     From 1 January 2006 to 31 December 2010,             sources in the form of grants for technical assistance and components of investment projects,
ADB’s annual lending volume averaged $10.3 billion.       loans, and syndications. Cofinancing brings additional resources to ADB’s project financing.
In addition, technical assistance and investment          In 2010, total direct value-added (DVA) cofinancing amounted to $3.67 billion for 156 projects
grants funded by ADB and special funds resources          of which $3.52 billion was for 43 investment projects and $151.0 million for 113 technical
averaged $692.6 million and $175.4 million in             assistance projects. Cumulative DVA cofinancing for the period 1970–2010 amounted to
technical assistance over the same period.                $19.8 billion for 1,670 projects, of which $18.8 billion was for 495 investment projects
     As of 31 December 2010, the cumulative totals        and $988.0 million was for 1,175 technical assistance projects.
excluding cofinancing were $167.1 billion in loans
for 2,328 projects in 42 countries, $4.4 billion in
163 grants, and $3.15 billion in technical assistance
grants, including regional technical assistance grants.
     In addition to loans, grants, and technical
assistance, ADB uses guarantees and equity
investments to help its developing member countries.
     With headquarters in Manila, ADB has
30 offices around the world with 2,833 staff from
59 members as of 31 December 2010.

In this brochure, “$” refers to US dollars.                                                         As of 31 December 2010
    Cofinancing with New Zealand from 1 January 2006 to                                                             Procurement contracts for goods and related services, civil works,
31 December 2010 comprised the following:                                                                      and consulting services under loan and technical assistance operations
                                                                                                               totaled $10.74 billion in 2009 and $6.92 billion in 2010. Cumulative
Projects*:                                    5 projects, cofinancing of $50.11 million                        procurement, as of 31 December 2010, was $105.44 billion. Most
     Grants:                                  5 projects, cofinancing of $50.11 million                        contracts were awarded on the basis of international competition, which
Technical Assistance Grants:                  7 projects, cofinancing of $1.99 million                         is open to firms and individuals from any ADB member country, regional
                                                                                                               or nonregional.
*A project with more than one source of cofinancing is counted once.



Trust Funds
Trust funds are key instruments to mobilize and channel grants from                                             New Zealand’s Share of Procurement Contracts, 2009–2010
                                                                                                                Loans (Project and Program Loans Combined) and Technical
external sources to finance technical assistance and components of
                                                                                                                Assistance Based on Nationality of Contractor
investment projects. They play an important role in complementing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Cumulative
ADB’s own grant resources. So far, bilateral, multilateral, and private                                                                                   2009                          2010                (as of 31 Dec 2010)
sector partners have contributed about $3.3 billion in grants to ADB                                                                             Amount          % of         Amount             % of       Amount            % of
operations. Initially, trust funds were established through single-donor                                        Item                            ($ million)      Total       ($ million)         Total     ($ million)        Total
                                                                                                                Goods and Works                    5.94          0.06            7.10            0.11       146.69            0.15
channel financing agreements targeting a number of specific sectors.
                                                                                                                Consulting Services               27.88          6.43          18.59             4.47       267.38            3.44
Over time, ADB has been increasingly switching to multidonor trust
funds covering thematic issues. A more recent development is the
establishment of trust funds under theme-focused umbrella initiatives
called financing partnership facilities, which support priority areas in
ADB Strategy 2020, such as water, clean energy, regional cooperation                                            Contractors/Suppliers Involved in ADB Projects
and integration, and urban sector financing.                                                                   From 1 January 1968 to 31 December 2010, contractors and suppliers
                                                                                                               were involved in 186,186 contracts for ADB loan projects worth
        Single-Donor Trust Fund                                                                                $97.66 billion. During the same period, contractors and suppliers from
            A
        •	 	 rrangement	Establishing	the	New	Zealand	Cooperation	Fund	                                         New Zealand were involved in 508 contracts for ADB loan projects
            for Technical Assistance – established in 1999 in support                                          worth $146.69 million.
            of projects in education, outer islands development, human
            resources development, and fisheries in Cook Islands;
            human resources development and education, private sector
            development in rural areas, and strengthening governance in                                         Contractors/Suppliers from New Zealand Involved in ADB Loan
            Vanuatu; general and poverty reduction in Papua New Guinea                                          Projects, 1 January 2006–31 December 2010
            and Solomon Islands; education and training, outer islands                                                                                                                                                    Contract
            development, community development assistance, good                                                                                                                                                           Amount
                                                                                                                Contractor/Supplier                                                     Sector                           ($ million)
            governance and public sector reforms, and private sector
                                                                                                                McConnell Dowell Constructors                      Transport and ICT                                        5.24
            development in Tonga; community resource management in the                                          Works Infrastructure                               Transport and ICT                                        3.44
            Philippines; and trade-related capacity building and small and                                      Robt Stone                                         Water Supply and Other Municipal
            medium-sized enterprises development in the Association of                                                                                               Infrastructure and Services                            2.52
                                                                                                                Fletcher Construction Company                      Education                                                2.35
            Southeast Asian Nations region
                                                                                                                Arthur D. Riley Company Ltd.                       Energy                                                   1.85
                 Cumulative commitment: $0.40 million
                                                                                                                University of Canterburry                          Education                                                1.41
                                                                                                                North Power Ltd.                                   Energy                                                   0.81

     Share of ADB’s Procurement Contracts                                                                       Training and Technology Transfer
                                                                                                                   (TTT)                                           Multisector                                              0.60
                                                                                                                Tenix Alliance NZ Services Ltd.                    Energy                                                   0.57
Each year, ADB provides loans to fund projects and activities in its Asian
                                                                                                                Max Foon                                           Transport and ICT                                        0.39
and Pacific developing members and several billion dollars in contracts
                                                                                                                ICT = information and communication technology.
to procure goods and consulting services.



 Investment Projects Cofinanced with New Zealand, 1 January 2006–31 December 2010
                                                                                                                                   ADB Amounta                      Cofinancing Amount
 Country                                                                        Project                                             ($ million)                          ($ million)                     Type of Cofinancingb
 Papua New Guinea                              HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control in Rural Development Enclaves                           15.00                                 3.50                                 G
 Solomon Islands                               Post Conflict Emergency Rehabilitation (Supplementary)                                  10.00                                 6.50                                 G
                                               Road Improvement (Sector)                                                                0.35                                 9.75                                 G
                                               Second Road Improvement (Sector)                                                             –                                0.36                                 G
                                               Transport Sector Development                                                            12.00                                30.00                                 G
 – = nil.
 a
     Loan, grant, or blend.
 b
     G = grant cofinancing.
 Consultants Involved in ADB Projects                                                      Depository Libraries
From 1 January 1968 to 31 December 2010, consultants were involved                        ADB’s Depository Library Program was established in response to
in 11,643 contracts for ADB loan projects worth $4.63 billion. During                     increasing public interest in the activities of multilateral development
the same period, consultants from New Zealand were involved in                            institutions. Many ADB documents available to the public are stored in
162 contracts for ADB loan projects worth $101.19 million.                                155 depository libraries worldwide.



 Top Consultants (Individual Consultants and Consulting Firms)                             ADB Depository Library in New Zealand
 from New Zealand Involved in ADB Loan Projects,                                           Host Institution                                   Contact Information
 1 January 2006–31 December 2010                                                           Parliamentary Library                Katherine Close
                                                                                                                                International Documents Collection
                                                      Number of Times   Contract Amount                                            Parliamentary Buildings
 Consultant                                             Contracted         ($ million)                                             Private Bag 18041
 Maunsell Ltd.                                               4              25.37                                                  Wellington 6160, New Zealand
                                                                                                                                Tel +64 4 471 9611
 Anzdec Ltd.                                                 4               4.59
                                                                                                                                Fax +64 4 471 2551
 Polytechnics International New Zealand (PINZ) Ltd.          6               2.71                                               intdoc@parliament.govt.nz
 Beca International Consultants Ltd.                         1               1.62
 Training & Technology Transfer Ltd (TTT)                    2               1.10
 Vinstar Ltd.                                                2               0.24
 University of Canterbury in Assoc. with HN TC               1               0.23
 Investment Asia Ltd.                                        1               0.05
 Individual consultants                                     10               1.05




From 1 January 1968 to 31 December 2010, consultants were involved
in 22,350 contracts for ADB technical assistance projects worth
$3.15 billion. During the same period, consultants from New Zealand
were involved in 861 contracts for ADB technical assistance projects
worth $166.19 million.



 Top Consultants (Individual Consultants and Consulting Firms)
 from New Zealand Involved in ADB Technical Assistance Projects,
 1 January 2006–31 December 2010
                                                      Number of Times   Contract Amount
 Consultant                                             Contracted         ($ million)
 Anzdec Ltd.                                                 9               5.02
 Polytechnics International New Zealand (PINZ) Ltd.          5               3.17
 PA Consulting Group Ltd.                                    4               2.64
 Maunsell Ltd.                                               3               2.57
 Vinstar Consulting International                            3               2.13
 Aecom New Zealand Ltd., NZL                                 2               1.34
 Fraser Thomas Partners (Ltd.)                               2               1.33
 Castalia Ltd.                                               2               1.20
 Guinness Gallagher International, Ltd.                      2               1.12
 Tourism Resource Consultants                                1               0.79
 Individual consultants                                    214              13.44
ADB Governor                                                                         ADB Executive Director’s Advisors
The Honorable Bill English, Minister of Finance, The Treasury, is the Governor for   Ms. Ainura Aibalaeva (who is from the Kyrgyz Republic) and Ms. Kilisitina
New Zealand in ADB.                                                                  Tuaimei’api (who is from Tonga), together with the Executive Director and
                                                                                     Alternate Executive Director, also provide technical advice and assist interested
                                                                                     parties of the constituency member countries in their contacts with ADB.
ADB Alternate Governor
Mr. John Whitehead, Secretary to the Treasury, is the Alternate Governor for New
Zealand in ADB.                                                                      Constituency Represented
                                                                                     The constituency that Executive Director Harjowiryono and Alternate Executive
                                                                                     Director Vandersyp represent on ADB’s Board of Directors also includes Armenia,
ADB Executive Director                                                               the Cook Islands, Fiji, Indonesia, the Kyrgyz Republic, Samoa, and Tonga.
Mr. Marwanto Harjowiryono is the ADB Executive Director for New Zealand.
Mr. Harjowiryono, who is from Indonesia, works for the Ministry of Finance since
1983. Prior to his assignment as Executive Director of ADB in August 2009,           ADB Staff Members
Mr. Harjowiryono was assigned as Senior Advisor for the Minister of Finance on       As of 31 December 2010, there were 17 international staff members from
the Government Expenditure (2006–2009); Chairperson of the Board of                  New Zealand in ADB (14 men and 3 women), which represents 1.66% of the total
Commissioners of the Government Investment Unit (2008–2009); member of               international staff, including two senior staff members.
the Indonesia National Social Security Council (2007–2009); Director of Public
Relations of the MoF Indonesia (2004–2006); Director of International Cooperation
Bureau (2003–2004); and Director of Government Revenue and Budget Financing          Annual Meeting
(2001–2003).                                                                         ADB’s 28th Annual Meeting was held in Auckland on 3–5 May 1995.


ADB Alternate Executive Director                                                     ADB Headquarters
Mr. CJ (Stan) Vandersyp is the ADB Alternate Executive Director for New Zealand.     6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City, 1550 Metro Manila, Philippines
Mr. Vandersyp, who is from New Zealand, was the Multilateral Program Manager of      Tel +63 2 632 4444
International Financial Institutions in New Zealand’s overseas aid program before    Fax +63 2 636 2444
joining ADB. Prior to that, he was the Director of Development and Economic          information@adb.org (general information)
Policy Division of Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in Suva, Fiji Islands.          adbpub@adb.org (publications)
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