Our Story So Far

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AIIB Memorandum
of Understanding Signed

MOU to establish AIIB signed by 21 Asian countries.

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Oct. 24
sns

AIIB Charter Finalized

Negotiations on AIIB Charter

concluded among 57 prospective

founding members.

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May 22
AIIB President-Designate
Selected

Jin Liqun was selected by consensus as President-designate of AIIB at the sixth Meeting of Chief Negotiators.

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Aug. 24
sns

AIIB Charter Ratified

Charter ratified by 17 prospective

founding members.

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Dec. 25
sns

First Projects Approved

Projects in Bangladesh, Indonesia,

Pakistan and Tajikistan approved

by AIIB Board of Directors.

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sns

Thirteen New Prospective
Members Join

Approved applicants include five regional (Afghanistan; Armenia; Fiji; Hong Kong, China and Timor-Leste) and eight nonregional prospective members (Belgium, Canada, Ethiopia, Hungary, Ireland, Peru, Sudan and Venezuela).

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March 21
sns

USD150

MILLION

First Equity Investment

Board of Directors approves a

USD150-million equity investment

into the India Infrastructure Fund.

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June 15
sns
Aaa

Triple-A Rating From Moody's
Investor Services Received

AIIB given Aaa/Prime-1 long-and short-term issuer credit ratings by Moody’s.

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June 29
sns
AAA

Triple-A Rating From S&P
Global Ratings Received

AIIB given AAA/A-1+ long- and short-term

issuer credit ratings by S&P.

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July 18
sns

USD250

MILLION

First Investment in China

USD250-million loan approved for

project that will reduce China’s coal

use by about 650,000 tons annually.

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Dec. 8
Strategy on Mobilizing Private
Capital for Infrastructure Adopted

The strategy presents AIIB’s long-term goal of positioning itself as a “go-to” institution for providing infrastructure financing solutions in and to client countries.

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April 5
June 25

2018 Annual Meeting

AIIB and the Government of India

jointly hosted the third Annual Meeting

of the AIIB Board of Governors

in Mumbai, India.

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2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
Today
Nov. 28

First Chief Negotiators Meeting Held

Representatives from more than 20

countries attended the first chief

negotiators meeting in Kunming, China.

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June 29

Articles of Agreement Signed

Representatives from 57 prospective

founding members attended the

ceremony.

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Jan. 16
sns

AIIB Operations Launched

Operations launched following a 15-

month participatory process during

which founding members worked

collaboratively to shape AIIB's core

philosophy, principles, policies, value

system and operating platform.

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June 24

2016 Annual Meeting

First Annual Meeting held in Beijing, China.

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Sep. 27
sns

First Private Sector
Project Approved

Myingyan Power Plant Project

in Myanmar approved by

Board of Directors.

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May 12
sns

Seven New Prospective
Members Join

Approved applicants include three

regional prospective

members (Bahrain, Cyprus and Samoa)

and four nonregional prospective

members (Bolivia, Chile, Greece and

Romania).

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June 16

Three Milestones

July 13
sns
AAA

Triple-A Rating From Fitch
Ratings Received

AIIB given AAA/F1+ long- and short-term issuer credit ratings by Fitch.

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Sep. 4

First Solar Power
Program Approved

The Egypt Round II Solar PV Feed-in Tariffs Program involves 11 photovoltaic power plants with an aggregate power generation capacity of 490MW.

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Dec. 19

Four New Prospective
Members Join

Approved applicants include two regional prospective members (Cook Islands and Vanuatu) and two nonregional prospective members (Belarus and Ecuador).

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May 2

Two New Prospective
Members Join

Approved applicants include a

regional prospective member

(Papua New Guinea) and a nonregional

prospective member (Kenya).

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New Prospective Members Join

Lebanon approved as a nonregional prospective member.

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June 26

Drag Left and Right

2014

Oct. 24

AIIB Memorandum of Understanding Signed

MOU to establish AIIB signed by 21 Asian countries.

READ MORE

Nov. 28

First Chief Negotiators
Meeting Held

Representatives from more than 20 countries attended the first chief negotiators meeting in Kunming, China.

READ MORE

2015

May 22

sns

AIIB Charter Finalized

Negotiations on AIIB Charter concluded among 57 prospective founding members.

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June 29

Articles of Agreement Signed

Negotiations on AIIB Charter concluded among 57 prospective founding members.

READ MORE

Aug. 24

AIIB President-Designate Selected

Jin Liqun was selected by consensus as President-designate of AIIB at the sixth Meeting of Chief Negotiators.

READ MORE

Dec. 25

sns

AIIB Charter Ratified

Charter ratified by 17 prospective founding members.

READ MORE

2016

Jan. 16

sns

AIIB Operations Launched

Operations launched following a 15-month participatory process during which founding members worked collaboratively to shape AIIB's core philosophy, principles, policies, value system and operating platform.

READ MORE

June 24

sns

First Projects Approved

Projects in Bangladesh, Indonesia, Pakistan and Tajikistan approved by AIIB Board of Directors.

READ MORE

June 24

2016 Annual Meeting

First Annual Meeting held in Beijing, China.

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Sep. 27

sns

First Private Sector Project Approved

Myingyan Power Plant Project in Myanmar approved by AIIB Board of Directors.

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2017

March 21

sns

Thirteen New Prospective Members Join

Approved applicants include five regional (Afghanistan; Armenia; Fiji; Hong Kong, China and Timor-Leste) and eight nonregional prospective members (Belgium, Canada, Ethiopia, Hungary, Ireland, Peru, Sudan and Venezuela).

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May 13

sns

Seven New Prospective Members Join

Approved applicants include three regional prospective members (Bahrain, Cyprus and Samoa) and four nonregional prospective members (Bolivia, Chile, Greece and Romania).

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June 15

USD150

MILLION

First Equity Investment

Board of Directors approves a USD150-million equity investment into the India Infrastructure Fund.

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June 16

Three Milestones

June 29

sns

Aaa

Triple-A Rating from Moody’s Investor Services Received

AIIB given Aaa/Prime- 1 long- and short-term issuer credit ratings by Moody’s.

READ MORE

July 13

sns

AAA

Triple-A Rating From Fitch Ratings Received

AIIB given AAA/F1+ long- and short-term issuer credit ratings by Fitch.

READ MORE

July 18

sns

AAA

Triple-A Rating From S&P Global Ratings Received

AIIB given AAA/A-1+ long- and short-term issuer credit ratings by S&P.

READ MORE

Sep. 4

First Solar Power Program Approved

The Egypt Round II Solar PV Feed-in Tariffs Program involves 11 photovoltaic power plants with an aggregate power generation capacity of 490MW.

READ MORE

Dec. 8

USD250

MILLION

First Investment in China

USD250-million loan approved for a project that will reduce China’s coal use by about 650,000 tons annually.

READ MORE

Dec. 19

Four New Prospective Members Join

Approved applicants include two regional prospective members (Cook Islands and Vanuatu) and two nonregional prospective members (Belarus and Ecuador).

READ MORE

2018

April 5

Strategy on Mobilizing Private Capital for Infrastructure Adopted

The strategy presents AIIB’s long-term goal of positioning itself as a “go-to” institution for providing infrastructure financing solutions in and to client countries.

READ MORE

May 2

Two New Prospective Members Join

Approved applicants include a regional prospective member (Papua New Guinea) and a nonregional prospective member (Kenya).

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June 25

2018 Annual Meeting

AIIB and the Government of India jointly hosted the third Annual Meeting of the AIIB Board of Governors in Mumbai, India.

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June 26

New Prospective Members Join

Lebanon approved as a nonregional prospective member.

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