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					                                                          Asian Development Bank &
                                                          Germany
                                                          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,             Germany is the third largest shareholder in ADB among its nonregional members. Overall,
social development, and good governance.                  Germany is the ninth 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:          153,068 (4.32% of total shares)
remains home to two-thirds of the world’s poor:           Votes:                          166,300 (3.75% of total membership,
1.8 billion people who live on less than $2 a day,                                        10.73% of total nonregional membership)
with 903 million struggling on less than $1.25 a day.     Overall capital subscription:   $2.37 billion
     Germany is the ninth largest shareholder and         Paid-in capital subscription:   $165.93 million
has contributed $2.37 billion in capital subscription
as of 1 April 2009. As of 31 December 2010, it has
contributed and committed $2.16 billion to special
                                                           Contributions to Special Funds Resources
funds since joining in 1966.                              Germany has contributed to the Asian Development Fund (ADF), which is ADB’s window for
     German companies and consultants have been           concessional lending to its borrowing members, and to the Technical Assistance Special Fund
awarded $2.21 billion in procurement contracts            (TASF), which provides grants to borrowing members to help prepare projects and undertake
(based on nationality of contractor) on ADB-financed      technical or policy studies.
projects since 1967.
     In 2010, lending volume was $11.46 billion           Contributions to the ADF (including committed funds):          $2.11 billion
(106 projects), with technical assistance at              Contributions to the TASF (including committed funds):         $47.82 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 Germany from 1 January 2006 to 31 December
2010 comprised the following:
                                                                                                                  Contractors/Suppliers Involved in ADB Projects
                                                                                                                From 1 January 1968 to 31 December 2010, contractors and suppliers
Projects*:                                   5 projects, cofinancing of $282.39 million                         were involved in 186,186 contracts for ADB loan projects worth
     Grants:                                 1 project, cofinancing of $15.90 million                           $97.66 billion. During the same period, contractors and suppliers from
     Official loans:                         3 projects, cofinancing of $229.99 million                         Germany were involved in 2,147 contracts for ADB loan projects worth
     Commercial loans                                                                                           $1,940.82 million.
        and syndications:                    1 project, cofinancing of $36.50 million
     Technical
        Assistance Grants:                   2 projects, cofinancing of $0.49 million
                                                                                                                  Contractors/Suppliers from Germany Involved in ADB Loan
*A project with more than one source of cofinancing is counted once.                                              Projects, 1 January 2006–31 December 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Contract
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Amount
Trust Funds                                                                                                       Contractor/Supplier                                           Sector                      ($ million)
                                                                                                                  Kirow Ardelt AG                           Transport and ICT                                 135.77
Trust funds are key instruments to mobilize and channel grants from                                               GP Papenburg Baugesellschaft mbH          Transport and ICT                                  86.78
external sources to finance technical assistance and components of                                                Siemens AG                                Energy                                             37.91
investment projects. They play an important role in complementing                                                 AREVA Energietechnik GmbH                 Energy                                             26.56
                                                                                                                  Drilltech-Maxwell JV                      Energy                                                 7.60
ADB’s own grant resources. So far, bilateral, multilateral, and private
                                                                                                                  Draeger Medical AG and Co. KG             Health and Social Protection                           4.66
sector partners have contributed about $3.3 billion in grants to ADB                                              Von Nordenskjold Verfahrenstechnik        Water Supply and Other Municipal
operations. Initially, trust funds were established through single-donor                                          GmbH                                        Infrastructure and Services                          2.98
channel financing agreements targeting a number of specific sectors.                                              Man Ferrostaal AG                         Transport and ICT                                      2.59
Over time, ADB has been increasingly switching to multidonor trust                                                BROCK Kehrtechnik GmbH                    Water Supply and Other Municipal
                                                                                                                                                              Infrastructure and Services                          2.29
funds covering thematic issues. A more recent development is the                                                  M/S Tyco Electronics Raychem GmbH         Energy                                                 2.11
establishment of trust funds under theme-focused umbrella initiatives                                             ICT = information and communication technology.
called financing partnership facilities, which support priority areas in
ADB Strategy 2020, such as water, clean energy, regional cooperation
and integration, and urban sector financing.
                                                                                                                  Consultants Involved in ADB Projects
     Share of ADB’s Procurement Contracts                                                                       From 1 January 1968 to 31 December 2010, consultants were
                                                                                                                involved in 11,643 contracts for ADB loan projects worth $4.63 billion.
Each year, ADB provides loans to fund projects and activities in its Asian
                                                                                                                During the same period, consultants from Germany were involved in
and Pacific developing members and several billion dollars in contracts
                                                                                                                182 contracts for ADB loan projects worth $185.25 million.
to procure goods and consulting services.
     Procurement contracts for goods and related services, civil works,
and consulting services under loan and technical assistance operations
totaled $10.74 billion in 2009 and $6.92 billion in 2010. Cumulative
                                                                                                                  Top Consultants (Individual Consultants and Consulting Firms)
procurement, as of 31 December 2010, was $105.44 billion. Most                                                    from Germany Involved in ADB Loan Projects, 1 January 2006–
contracts were awarded on the basis of international competition, which                                           31 December 2010
is open to firms and individuals from any ADB member country, regional
                                                                                                                                                                           Number of Times          Contract Amount
or nonregional.                                                                                                   Consultant                                                 Contracted                ($ million)
                                                                                                                  Berlinwasser Intl. AG Germany                                      1                      5.09
                                                                                                                  Kocks Consult GmbH                                                 3                      4.39
 Germany’s Share of Procurement Contracts, 2009–2010                                                              Lahmeyer International GmbH                                        3                      4.16
 Loans (Project and Program Loans Combined) and Technical                                                         GOPA Consultant                                                    3                      3.48
 Assistance Based on Nationality of Contractor                                                                    GITEC Consult GmbH, Germany                                        3                      3.07
                                                                                                                  AHT Group Consultants                                              3                      2.95
                                                                                      Cumulative
                                      2009                       2010             (as of 31 Dec 2010)             MVV Consulting GmbH                                                1                      1.90
                             Amount           % of      Amount          % of      Amount        % of              M/S Integration Environment and Energy GmbH                        1                      1.60
 Item                       ($ million)       Total    ($ million)      Total    ($ million)    Total             Educational Centre at Mueggelsee GmbH (BZM)                        1                      1.04
 Goods and Works              31.56           0.31      173.77          2.67     1,940.82       1.99              Epos Health Consultants                                            1                      0.77
 Consulting Services           9.84           2.27       14.92          3.59       271.73       3.49              Individual consultants                                             7                      0.64




 Investment Projects Cofinanced with Germany, 1 January 2006–31 December 2010
                                                                                                                                           ADB Amounta          Cofinancing Amount
 Country                                                  Project                                        Cofinancing Partner                ($ million)              ($ million)               Type of Cofinancingb
 Bangladesh             Sustainable Rural Infrastructure Improvement                                             KfW                            60.00                   15.90                           G
 India                  NTPCc Capacity Expansion Financing Facility                                     Bayerische Landesbank                   75.00                   36.50                           C
                                                                                                        AG, DZ Bank AG, KfW,
                                                                                                              WestLB AG
                        Rural Cooperative Credit Restructuring and Development Program                           KfW                         1,000.00                  186.02                           O
 Viet Nam               Ho Chi Minh City Urban Mass Rapid Transit Line 2 Investment Program -
                          Project 1                                                                             KfW                             40.00                   36.40                           O
                        Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Development Program
                          (Subprogram II)                                                                       KfW                             20.00                    7.57                           O
 a
   Loan, grant, or blend.
 b
   C = commercial cofinancing, G = grant cofinancing, O = official loan cofinancing.
 c
   NTPC = National Thermal Power Corporation, Ltd.
From 1 January 1968 to 31 December 2010, consultants were involved
in 22,350 contracts for ADB technical assistance projects worth
                                                                                            Depository Libraries
$3.15 billion. During the same period, consultants from Germany were                       ADB’s Depository Library Program was established in response to
involved in 301 contracts for ADB technical assistance projects worth                      increasing public interest in the activities of multilateral development
$86.49 million.                                                                            institutions. Many ADB documents available to the public are stored in
                                                                                           155 depository libraries worldwide.

 Top Consultants (Individual Consultants and Consulting Firms)
 from Germany Involved in ADB Technical Assistance Projects,                                ADB Depository Libraries in Germany
 1 January 2006–31 December 2010                                                            Host Institution                                         Contact Information
                                                       Number of Times   Contract Amount
                                                                                            InWent Capacity Building International   Stefanie Latter
 Consultant                                              Contracted         ($ million)                                              Bibliothek, Friedrich - Ebert - Allee 40
 GFA Consulting Group GmbH                                    4              9.24                                                    53113 Bonn, Germany
                                                                                                                                     Tel +49 228 4460 1738
 Fichtner GmbH and Company KG. (Energy), Germany              3              3.54
                                                                                                                                     stefanie.latter@inwent.org
 AHT Group                                                    2              1.62
                                                                                            Ruhr University of Bochum                Dorothee Sensen, Librarian
 AFC Consultants International GmbH                           3              1.52                                                    Institute for Development Research
 Abu Consult – Training and Advisory Services                                                                                        and Development Policy
   Worldwide GmbH                                             1              0.41                                                    Library Building GB, Room 1/147
 EPOS Health Consultants GmbH                                 1              0.38                                                    Universitaetsstrasse 150
                                                                                                                                     D-44780 Bochum, Germany
 Internationale Weiterbildung Und Entwicklung GmbH            1              0.29                                                    Tel +49 234 322 2302
 DIW Berlin (German Institute for Economic Research)          1              0.09                                                    Fax +49 234 321 4294
 Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Envt. and Energy            1              0.05                                                    dorothee.sensen@ruhr-uni-bochum.de

 Individual consultants                                      88              5.12
ADB Governor                                                                          Constituency Represented
The Honorable Gudrun Kopp, Parliamentary State Secretary, Federal Ministry for        The constituency that Executive Director Edwards and Alternate Executive
Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), is the Governor for Germany               Director Westreicher represent on ADB’s Board of Directors also includes Austria,
in ADB.                                                                               Luxembourg, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.


ADB Alternate Governor                                                                ADB Staff Members
Dr. Rolf Wenzel, Director General, Financial Market Policy, Federal Ministry of       As of 31 December 2010, there were 37 international staff members from
Finance, is the Alternate Governor for Germany in ADB.                                Germany in ADB (26 men and 11 women), which represents 3.61% of the total
                                                                                      international staff, including 12 senior staff members.

ADB Executive Director
Mr. Richard Edwards is the ADB Executive Director for Germany.                        European Representative Office
Mr. Edwards, who is from the United Kingdom, was Deputy Head of the                   ADB’s European Representative Office—which covers Austria, Belgium, Denmark,
Department for International Development Uganda office before joining ADB.            Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway,
                                                                                      Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom—is located
                                                                                      at Rahmhofstrasse 2, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
ADB Alternate Executive Director                                                      Tel +49 69 2193 6400
Mr. Eduard Westreicher is the ADB Alternate Executive Director for Germany.           Fax +49 69 2193 6444
Mr. Westreicher, who is from Germany, was Head of the division in charge of           adbero@adb.org
governance, democracy, and rule of law in the Federal Ministry for Economic           www.adb.org/ERO
Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in Germany.                                         Mr. Antonio Andrea Monari is the Resident Director General.


ADB Executive Director’s Advisors                                                     ADB Headquarters
Mr. Bernd Berghuber (who is from Austria) and Mr. Cédric Crelo (who is from           6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City, 1550 Metro Manila, Philippines
Luxembourg), together with the Executive Director and Alternate Executive Director,   Tel +63 2 632 4444
also provide technical advice and assist interested parties of the constituency       Fax +63 2 636 2444
member countries in their contacts with ADB.                                          information@adb.org (general information)
                                                                                      adbpub@adb.org (publications)
                                                                                      www.adb.org

				
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