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Tuvalu and ADB

To help the Tuvalu overcome the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, ADB’s assistance will focus on improving outer-island port facilities, building disaster resilience, promoting renewable energy sources, and sustaining good fiscal management.


ADB has been supporting Tuvalu since 1993, committing loans totaling $7.9 million, grants of $60.8 million, technical assistance worth $10.7 million, and ADB-administered cofinancing of $2.8 million. Cumulative loan and grant disbursements to Tuvalu amount to $36.3 million.

ADB Membership

Joined 1993

Shareholding and Voting Power

Number of shares held:
150 (0.001% of total shares)

39,264 (0.295% of total membership, 0.453% of total regional membership)

Overall capital subscription:
$2.16 million

Paid-in capital subscription:
$0.12 million

In the Spotlight

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    This publication reviews the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) sector in the Pacific. It proposes recommendations to strengthen the sector to help address the pandemic and build long-term resilience and sustainability.

Data: Tuvalu

GDP forecasts are based on ADB's flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Updated four times a year, it analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.

Projects Cofinanced

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects. Additional funds are provided in the form of official loans and grants, technical assistance, other concessional financing, and commercial cofinancing such as B loans, risk transfer arrangements, parallel loans and equity, guarantee cofinancing, and cofinancing for transactions under ADB’s Trade Finance Program.

Project Performance, 2000-2018


Pacific Subregional Office (SPSO) - Asian Development Bank (ADB)

91 Gordon Street
Suva, Fiji

  Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

  Tel +679 3318101
  Fax +679 3318074

Tuvalu Pacific Country Office

Letasi IULAI (Mr)
Partnership House, Vaiaku, Funafuti, Tuvalu
  Tel +688 20610

Holidays 2021

The Tuvalu Pacific Country Office is closed on these dates:

New Year's Day January 1 (Friday)
Good Friday April 16 (Friday)
Easter Monday April 19 (Monday)
Te Aso Tala Lei (Gospel Day) May 10 (Monday)
Queen's Birthday June 14 (Monday)
National Youth Day August 2 (Monday)
Independence Day October 1 (Friday)
National Children's Day October 11 (Monday)
Christmas Day December 27 (Monday)
Boxing Day December 28 (Tuesday)

Last updated: 19 January 2021