Foreign Financing Disbursements and Utilization

Committed amounts are to be utilized within next 4 to 5 years depending on the project implementation progress and borrowing limit approved by the Parliament each year. The disbursements made through the development projects and programs funded by foreign development partners and lending agencies in 2017 amounted toUS$ 1,668.7 million,of which, US$ 1,638.2 million disbursed through loans and US$ 30.5 million through grants.

Summary of Foreign Financing Disbursements of Official Development Assistance 2017

 

Development Partner

Amount Disbursed (US$ million)

Loan

Grant

Total

Bilateral

1,022.2

10.2

1,032.4

China

589.8

-

589.8

Japan

156.0

9.6

165.6

Netherlands

15.3

-

15.3

United Kingdom

40.7

-

40.7

India

62.0

-

62.0

Spain

31.8

-

31.8

Korea

4.6

-

4.6

United States of America

9.4

-

9.4

Saudi Arabia

19.0

-

19.0

Germany

5.9

0.6

6.4

Kuwait

9.8

-

9.8

Denmark

14.3

-

14.3

Hungary

5.3

-

5.3

Austria

6.7

-

6.7

Belgium

3.0

-

3.0

Australia

10.0

-

10.0

France

38.6

-

38.6

Multilateral

616.0

20.3

636.4

World Bank

218.8

9.5

228.4

ADB

360.9

-

360.9

UN Agencies

12.0

10.8

22.8

OPEC Fund

24.3

-

24.3

Total

1,638.2

30.5

1,668.7

Source : Department of External Resources

Note : Financial valuesdisbursed in different currencies have been converted into US$ as per the prevailing exchange rates applicable to yearend rate.
 " - "= No disbursement were made

 

Of the total disbursements made for development projects and programs in 2017, the highest amount of disbursements has been utilized for road and bridges sector followed by water supply and  sanitation sector, power and energy and health and social welfare sectors respectively.

Summary of Sector-Wise composition of Disbursements Made as ODA in 2017

 

Economic Sector

Amount (US$ million)

Roads and Bridges

819.2

Water Supply and Sanitation

174.9

Power and Energy

150.3

Health and Social Welfare

93.0

Ground Transport

77.5

Irrigation and Related Activities

68.5

Education and Training

53.9

SME Development

37.5

Labor and Vocational Training

35.5

Defense

33.4

Livestock Development

26.9

Disaster Management

22.8

Agriculture

20.8

Housing and Urban Develop.

19.1

Environment

15.5

Other

20.0

Total

1,668.7

 

Source : Department of External Resources

 

 

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