This report examines the latest progress towards achieving the MDGs. It reaffirms that the MDGs have made a profound difference in people’s lives.
Official development assistance is now at its highest level, reversing the decline of the previous two years.
Aid is shifting away from the poorest countries. 80 per cent of imports from developing countries entered developed countries duty-free and tariffs remained at an all-time low. The debt burden of developing countries remained stable at about 3 per cent of export revenue.
Official development assistance (ODA), from OECD-DAC countries, 2000–2013 (Constant 2012 US$ billions)