|Rank||Country||Economic aid - donor (Billion $)|
|7||United Arab Emirates||5.2|
Definition: This entry refers to net official development assistance (ODA) from Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) nations to developing countries and multilateral organizations. ODA is defined as financial assistance that is concessional in character, has the main objective to promote economic development and welfare of the less developed countries (LDCs), and contains a grant element of at least 25%. The entry does not cover other official flows (OOF) or private flows. These figures are calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Economic aid - donor map
Rich Countries are Failing the Most Vulnerable, Says New Report by OECD
News Wise - 3/26/2015 4:57:53 PM
Newswise — Donor countries are sending more than half of their aid to countries marked by conflict ... s Center on International Cooperation for the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). “If we are not addressing fragility ...
Exclusive - West holds off on Ukraine aid pledges, seeking reforms
Reuters - 3/26/2015 3:03:21 PM
Ukrainian authorities are still preparing a much-anticipated donor ... aid package to rebuild near-bankrupt Ukraine as their most effective tool against Moscow in a tug-of-war for influence in the country. But they are wary of investing in one of the world ...
World's first academy to train local aid workers launched in UK
Economic Times - 3/24/2015 3:17:03 AM
LONDON: The world's first academy to train local aid workers and volunteers as first responders to disasters that occur in their own countries was launched in London. The Humanitarian Leadership Academy aims to set up 10 centres to train 100,000 aid ...
The United Arab Emirates leads countries of the world in foreign humanitarian aid
ifrc.org - 3/11/2015 12:57:58 PM
after it offered 5.89 billion US dollars in foreign aid that year, reaching the most vulnerable communities and the least developed societies in more than 140 countries around the world through 38 donor groups. The announcement was made in early 2015 by ...
Developing Countries See Hope in Beijing-Led Bank
Wall Street Journal - 3/25/2015 2:11:26 AM
China, he concludes, “is really an imperialist country ... Moreover, Chinese aid and investments are generally tied to the use of Chinese construction companies, technology, materials and workers. But the crude use of economic tools by China to ...
IMF approves $18mn aid to Malawi after commitment to fight corruption
Business Recorder - 3/24/2015 8:20:41 PM
LILONGWE: The International Monetary Fund will provide $18.1 million to Malawi after its government promised to tackle the corruption that led to a suspension of aid by donors following ... a review of Malawi's economic performance that government was ...
Malawi: Economic Reforms Impress IMF As Aid Resumes
AllAfrica - 3/22/2015 11:57:48 PM
President Peter Mutharika can now afford a smile as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has rated positively the economic and financial management reforms introduced by the current regime to prevent another cashgate scandal. Donors suspended aid to ...
U.S. Foreign Aid By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/30/2012 9:22:39 AM
While the effectiveness of foreign aid remains up for debate, the United States recently has continued to pump around $50 billion in aid to other countries each year. In terms of the absolute value of aid given, the United States is the world's top donor ...
Philippines seeks more foreign aid geared towards R&D on disasters
interaksyon.com - 3/24/2015 5:18:45 AM
MANILA – The Philippines has called on the international donor community to boost investments ... In a speech before the 3 rd United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction last week, Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M.
Boom in lending to poor countries threatens ‘Greece style’ debt crisis
Oneworld - 3/24/2015 3:09:54 AM
New figures show loans to low income countries up 40% in just one year, and have almost tripled since global financial crisis bega Figures calculated by the Jubilee Debt Campaign, based on recently released data from the World Bank, show that Lending to ...
Michelle Obama in Cambodia to showcase girls’ education aid in a country that needs it
Lethbridge Herald - 3/21/2015 12:28:49 AM
SIEM REAP, Cambodia – U.S. first lady Michelle Obama plans to meet Cambodian students Saturday to hear their stories and share America’s perspectives on education as part of a campaign to help girls around the world ... one is a donor country and ...
Expanding its reach into Ukrainian aliya, IFCJ ups its aid to war-torn country’s Jews
The Jerusalem Post - 3/24/2015 12:32:25 AM
“In light of the increased demands from Jews in Ukraine and elsewhere around the world ... expand his aid since the current crisis began. Echoing other community leaders across the country, Markovich noted that the local middle-class donor pool had ...
Tsipras visits Germany for first time as Greek leader as countries seek to mend relations
Fox Business - 3/23/2015 11:46:29 AM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that Greece has no choice but to carry out economic reforms if it wants to receive more financial aid, dashing any hopes Athens ... Greece's prime minister as his debt-ridden country and its key creditor ...
Cuomo’s Economic Aid Plan Draws Criticism From Some State Lawmakers
CBS New York - 3/22/2015 5:59:53 PM
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Japan and Indonesia to forge closer economic, defence ties
Channel News Asia - 3/24/2015 2:55:35 AM
TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met with Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Monday (Mar 23) to forge tighter economic and defence ties ... and Tokyo is Jakarta's top aid donor. Indonesia, by contrast, counts Japan as the number one destination ...