Membership Categories

There are four categories of ABA members:

Regular Members

Banks or other financial institutions with presence in the Asia-Pacific region. Those who do not have presence in the region but support the aims and objectives of the Association may also become Regular Members subject to certain restrictions on privileges. Annual membership fee is US$5,000.

Special Members

Bankers’ associations and other regional and international organizations whose objectives are similar to those of ABA. Annual membership fee is US$1,000.



Associate Members

Organizations and individuals whose activities are related to the financial sector and who support the objectives of ABA. Annual membership fee is US$800

Honorary Members

Institutions, firms or individuals on whom the Board of Directors or the ABA general membership has bestowed an honorary title or award.

Benefits of Membership

Memberships in the ABA will allow banks to:

  • Participate in an exchange of views and information on banking opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Join the regular meetings of bankers in the region in an atmosphere of fellowship and friendship.

  • Participate in activities that would enhance the role of members in servicing the financial needs of their respective economies and in promoting regional development.

  • Undertake with other members those projects that will encourage trade, industrial, and investment cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region.

List of Members