Beijing, October 11, 2017
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision assigns eligible AIIB liabilities a 0% risk weighting
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has assigned eligible Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) liabilities a 0% risk weighting as well as a high-quality liquid assets (HQLA) Level One designation.
The full statement announcing the Committee’s decision can be found here.
The website post entitled "Risk weight for Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank", dated October 2017 is entirely the copyright of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). The contents of such website post are the property of BIS. AIIB makes no representation as to the accuracy or completeness of this website post, and accepts no liability for the consequences of your placing any reliance on it.
Beijing, December 19, 2017
AIIB Approves Membership of Cook Islands, Vanuatu, Belarus and Ecuador
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s (AIIB) Board of Governors has adopted resolutions approving four applicants to join the Bank, bringing AIIB’s total approved membership to 84. This round of approved applicants includes two regional and two nonregional prospective members.READ MORE
Beijing, December 16, 2017
UK Government Pledges US$50 million to AIIB Project Preparation Special Fund
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) President Jin Liqun and United Kingdom (UK) Chancellor of the Exchequer Rt Hon Philip Hammond have signed an agreement for the UK to contribute US$50 million to AIIB’s Project Preparation Special Fund which provides grant support primarily to low income developing member countries to prepare high quality projects.READ MORE
Beijing, December 12, 2017
Together Major Development Finance Institutions Align Financial Flows with the Paris Agreement
The global development agenda is being transformed in fundamental ways. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), agreed upon by the international community, constitute a universal compass, highlighting the need for systemic and collective action for sustainable, equitable and inclusive development for everyone on this planet. The imperative for mobilizing and shifting financial flows, public and private, towards sustainable development was highlighted by the 2015 Addis-Ababa Financing for Development Conference. The Paris Agreement reached at COP21 recognized that all countries and stakeholders must act to combat climate change. Since the Agreement’s entry into force in 2016, the momentum for climate action has become irreversible.READ MORE