Forty-one countries have graduated from IDA throughout its history. Eleven of these graduates have since “reverse graduated,” or reentered IDA.

Country Fiscal year of last IDA credit “Reverse graduates”—fiscal year reentered Remarks
Albania FY08
Angola FY14
Armenia FY14
Azerbaijan FY11
Bosnia and Herzegovina FY14
Botswana FY74
Cameroon FY81 FY94
Chile FY61
China FY99
Colombia FY62
Congo, Republic of FY82 FY94
Costa Rica FY62
Cote d'Ivoire FY73 FY92
Dominican Republic FY73
Ecuador FY74
Eq. Guinea FY93d Graduated from IDA in FY99
Egypt FY81; FY99 FY91c
El Salvador FY77
Georgia FY14
Honduras FY80 FY91
India FY14 IDA Deputies agreed to provide temporary transitional support to India on special terms during IDA17.
Indonesia FY80-FY08 FY99c Re-entered on 11/03/98. Graduated again in FY08
Jordan FY78
Korea FY73
Mauritius FY75
Macedonia, FYR FY02 Graduated from IDA as of June 30, 2001. The last IDA credit was in FY02 (delay from FY01).
Montenegro FY08 Graduated from IDA as of July 6, 2007 (date of approval of the last IDA credit - delay from FY07).
Morocco FY75
Nicaragua FY81 FY91
Nigeria FY65 FY89
Papua New Guinea FY83 FY03 Became blend in FY03
Paraguay FY77
Philippines FY79; FY93 FY91a Graduated again in FY93
Serbia FY08
St. Kitts FY94
Swaziland FY75
Syria FY74
Thailand FY79
Tunisia FY77
Turkey FY73
Zimbabwe FY83 FY92

a Graduated again in FY93
b Reentered in November 1998
c Graduated again in FY99
d Remained IDA Eligible until FY99

IDA Articles of Agreement

IDA's Articles of Agreement became effective in 1960. The First IDA loans, known as credits, were approved in 1961.

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IDA at-a-Glance

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The ABCs of IDA

Key Achievements of IDA by Country.

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