The U.S. contributed almost $254 billion in 2001 to economic development
activity throughout the developing world.
- The U.S. contributed 30 percent of total Official Development Assistance
by G-7 countries.
- The U.S. contributed over 70 percent of aggregate G-7 Net Private
Capital Flows, Net Imports, and Private Voluntary Grants to developing
- The U.S. provided more than $4.6 billion to global peacekeeping in
2001, the highest amount of any country.
Total U.S. assistance, including ODA and other measures of economic
engagement, is more than 65 percent of total assistance provided by G-7
The U.S. ranks first in ODA, private capital flows, imports, grants
from NGOs, and total contributions.