There are 21 Arab countries that contribute to the AAAID: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, State of Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Republic of Iraq, Republic of the Sudan, State of Qatar, People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, Arab Republic of Egypt, Kingdom of Morocco, Kingdom of Bahrain, Sultanate of Oman, Republic of Tunisia, Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Lebanese Republic, Federal Republic of Somalia, Syrian Arab Republic, State of Palestine, Republic of Yemen, Union of the Comoros, and the Republic of Djibouti. Of these, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the UAE, Iraq and Republic of Sudan account for more than 86% of the AAAID’s paid-up capital.
The total income of the AAAID in 2021 amounted to approximately USD 77.7 million, compared to USD 57.2 million in 2020. This income comprises corporate dividends
(USD 4.9 million compared to USD 4.3 million in 2020), investment portfolio income
(USD 58.5 million compared to USD (36.4) million in 2020), loans (USD 1.3 million compared to USD 2 million in 2020) and other sources (USD 12.9 million compared to USD 14.5 million in 2020).
The AAAID’s investments in both existing companies and Projects under establishment and implementation fell under four main sectors, namely agricultural processing, including sugar, oils and other food items at 49.70%; livestock production, including poultry, red meat, dairy and fish at 24.53%; plant production, including grains, fodder, vegetables and fruits at 22.24%; and the services sector, including the provision of various agriculture services at 3.53%.
AAAID's affiliate companies are distributed in 12 Arab member states, according to the investment opportunities and comparative advantages in each. The AAAID's investment in Sudan represents 64.26% of the AAAID’s investments, followed by Egypt 6.61%, and Sultanate of Oman 5.85%, the UAE 5.37%, Iraq 4.11%, KSA 3.29% with the remaining member states accounting for 10.51%, depending on the availability of investment opportunities in each.
The total capital investment of the AAAID in both its existing and under implementation and establishment companies was approximately USD 662 million as at 31 December 2021. These investments represent about 91% of the AAAID’s total paid-up capital, which amounts to approximately USD 731 million. The AAAID’s total investments in the regional and global financial markets was USD 605.3 million in 2021, compared to USD 502.5 million in 2020.
21 Arab countries contribute to the capital of the AAAID, of which authorized capital was
USD 1.1 billon and paid-up capital approximately USD 731 million at the end of 2021.