World Bank and South Asia
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Recipients of World Bank loans: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and the world1945-2014
The Times of India, Jun 12 2015
The World Bank lends money to member countries through two main lending schemes. Credit from the International Development Association (IDA), which is aimed at helping the world's poorest countries, is at concessional rates. Loans through the International Bank of Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) are at market rate. The analysis of cumulative loans through both IBRD and IDA shows an interesting trend. Of the total $896 billion lent by the Bank between 1945 and 2014, about $98 billion have come to India, the highest in the world. India is followed by Brazil, China and Mexico, each receiving more than $50 billion from the bank
South Asia and the world, World Bank operations approved during fiscal 2015
i) World Bank loans to India, China and other major borrowers;
ii) IDA loans to Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and other major borrowers.
India and the world, 2022/ 23?
See graphic ‘The 12 biggest shareholders in the World Bank, presumably as in 2022/ 23