Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project entails a $15 million, 5-year ADB loan to NTB for onlending to SME borrowers. The project will help meet rising demand for financing by SMEs and give them better access to funding. It will also support the growth of Sri Lanka's banking sector by providing longer-term financing. To promote inclusive financial development, the project will include geographic targets for NTB onlending in post-conflict areas, as well gender lending targets to support women involved in SMEs. Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Borrower/Equity Investment Name NATIONS TRUST BANK PLC
Project Number 46924-014
Type or Modality of Assistance PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number 7382
Approval Date 06 Feb 2013
Closing Date 26 Jul 2015
Geographical Location Sri Lanka
Sector Finance
Subsector Banking systems and nonbank financial institutions
Small and medium enterprise finance and leasing
Safeguard Categories Environment: FI
Resettlement: FI
Indigenous People: FI


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