|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
Japan's Foreign Aid Program Turns 60
Economy Watch - 12/14/2014 11:59:30 PM
Following its prolonged economic downturn, Japan has slipped to fifth on the OECD donor table ... more prosperous than even a decade ago. Countries like South Korea and China that once received large amounts of aid from Japan have graduated from recipient ...
Turkey is No. 1 in global humanitarian aid
Muslim Village - 12/16/2014 8:51:01 PM
Countries are ranked in the report by the amount of aid provided with respect ... According to data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, also released in 2013, Turkey has become the fourth donor country in the world after ...
World Bank sets up fund for Zim, targets to raise $100mln in 2015
The Zimbawe Mail - 12/17/2014 4:46:27 PM
... set up a multi-donor trust fund for Zimbabwe which could raise $100 million next year, a gesture signalling that the institution was re-engaging with the bankrupt southern African country. The global development agency suspended aid to Zimbabwe in ...
U.S. Foreign Aid By Country
The Huffington Post - 8/30/2012 9:51:17 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 ...
The developing world’s changing health challenges
forumblog.org - 12/16/2014 11:04:02 AM
It is an investment that the world’s richest countries can well afford. For example, the United States is the leading contributor of global health aid, which accounted for ... Indeed, the World Economic Forum is predicting $21.3 trillion in losses ...
Economic vicious circle trapping the world's poorest countries must be reversed if new development goals are to be met, says UNCTAD report
UNCTAD - 11/27/2014 4:55:51 PM
despite extraordinary economic growth and development for twice as long. Moreover, prospects for export prices are now much more uncertain following the financial crisis, while aid to LDCs has stopped increasing as donor countries implement austerity policies.
Ebola: World Bank reports economic impact in worst-hit countries
mediaforfreedom.com - 12/3/2014 2:01:06 AM
2 December 2014 – The World Bank announced today that economic growth estimates in the three countries most affected by the Ebola crisis have been revised sharply downward with the impact totalling well over half a billion dollars in 2014, as the United ...
Donor countries given performance benchmarks for Australian foreign aid under changes announced by Julie Bishop
ABC Online - 6/18/2014 5:20:21 AM
"The world has changed and our aid ... "We want to be economic partners, we want to move away from the old stereotype of aid donor/aid recipient, and work in partnership with countries, particularly in the Pacific." The Coalition cut the aid budget by ...
UAE is world’s largest donor nation with $5.2bn aid
Emirates247 - 4/9/2014 5:10:18 AM
UAE has achieved the first position as the world’s largest donor country of official ... leap in the history of foreign aid from its 19th position in 2012. Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and ...
US global aid chief to resign; oversaw secret Cuba programs
Merced Sun-Star - 12/17/2014 11:02:51 AM
He was arrested in December 2009 and later sentenced to 15 years after Cuban authorities said he tried to smuggle illegal technology into the country. USAID ... with foreign governments to deliver aid to the world’s poor. USAID recently pledged more ...
UN urges debt cancellation for Ebola-affected countries
India TV - 12/16/2014 2:35:48 AM
Addis Ababa: The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa ... because so far the international community has pledged aid worth $3 million to the countries involved and the total indebtedness of the three when added together is less than this amount.
Canada’s cut to foreign aid biggest of any country in 2013
The Star - 10/7/2014 9:45:24 PM
Canada made the biggest monetary cut to foreign aid of ... puts the country in a weak position next year, when the world’s countries gather to set the global development goals for the next 15 years. “If we don’t do our bit as a donor country, it ...
China, Malaysia among most corrupt countries in the world
Asiaone Business - 12/16/2014 3:11:35 AM
The Washington-based group Global Financial Integrity said illicit financial flows around the world grew at 9.4 per cent a year in the decade to 2012, around double the pace of economic growth ... and foreign aid in those countries.
U.S. Gives Financial Aid to 96% of All Countries
Forbes - 10/15/2014 2:40:44 PM
U.S. Gives Financial Aid to 96% of All Countries According to the federal government, for fiscal year 2012, “The United States remained the world’s largest bilateral donor, obligating approximately $48.4 billion—$31.2 billion in economic assistance ...
American aid worker Alan Gross kept in touch, didn't grow angry in Cuba
Economic Times - 12/17/2014 10:37:12 PM
Gross was arrested in Cuba in 2009 while working in the Communist-run country to set up Internet access for the island's small Jewish community, access that bypassed local restrictions and monitoring. At the time, Gross was working as a subcontractor for ...