Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (亚洲基础设施投资银行 yà zhōu jī chǔ shè shī tóu zī yín háng or 亚投行 yà tóu háng) is a multilateral development bank with a mission to foster social and economic development and provide sustainable infrastructure construction in Asia. It was set up in Beijing, China in 2016 and has now grown to 103 approved members worldwide.
Part 1: Breakdown of Words
- “亚洲” (yà zhōu) as in “Asian” (亚洲人 yà zhōu rén), “East Asia” (东亚 dōng yà), or in “Asian countries” (亚洲国家 yà zhōu guó jiā).
- “基础设施” (jī chǔ shè shī) as in “infrastructure construction” (基础设施建设 jī chǔ shè shī jiàn shè).
- “投资银行” (tóu zī yín háng) as in “investment banking analyst” (投资银行分析师 tóu zī yín háng fēn xī shī).