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East Asia & the Pacific

East Asia and the Pacific has made significant progress against poverty over the past few decades. Yet millions still struggle on less than $2 a day.

IFC supports inclusive and green growth in the region while deepening capital-market development and promoting cross-border investment. In FY18, our long-term commitments in the region totaled $3.4 billion, including $1.4 billion mobilized from other investors. Our clients provided employment for more than 554,000 people, provided health care for over 143,000 patients, and generated power for 4.2 million people in the region.

FY18 Development Results

Numbers at the left end of each bar are the total number of companies rated.

Project Financing and Portfolio, by Region

East Asia & the Pacific
$ millions, for the year ending June 30
Long-term investment commitments 1,940
Loans 1,617
Equity 272
Guarantees and risk management 50
Core mobilization2 1,442
Total commitments 3,381
Committed portfolio for IFC's account 9,045
Committed portfolio for loan syndications3 3,288
Total committed portfolio 12,334

1Amounts include regional shares of investments that are officially classified as global projects.
2 Includes Loan Syndications (B-Loans, Parallel Loans, and MCPP Loans), IFC Initiatives, AMC, Other Mobilization by Decision, and Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Mobilization, as applicable for this region.
3 Includes B-Loans, Agented Parallel Loans, MCPP Loans, Unfunded Risk Participations (URPs), and A-Loan Participations (ALPs).

Development Reach

East Asia & the Pacific Portfolio
  CY16 CY17
MSME loans (# of loans)1 15,000,120 16,256,278
MSME loans (amount in $ millions)1 204,835 209,695
Power generation (millions of people) 8.9 4.2
Water distribution (millions of people)2 9.1 9.6
Gas distribution (millions of people)3 57.9 1.6
Phone connections (millions of people) 9.3 9.1
Farmers reached 532,348 712,237
Patients served 363,481 143,707
Students reached 40,554 48,589
Employment 682,267 554,214
Domestic purchase of goods and services ($ millions) 6,978 5,690
Payments to governments ($ millions) 2,659 1,758

1 Portfolio reach figures represent the micro, small, and medium outstanding loan portfolio of IFC's financial institution clients with MSME-oriented finance.
2 One client in East Asia and the Pacific contributed 6.7 million people reached through water distribution in CY17.
3 One client in East Asia and the Pacific contributed 1.62 million people reached through gas distribution in CY17.

Largest Country Exposures

  Committed Portfolio ($ millions)1
Rank within Region Country FY17 FY18
1 China 3,211 3,378
2 Indonesia 1,280 1,043
3 Vietnam 744 812

Based on IFC's account, as of June 30
1 Excludes individual country shares of regional and global projects.