The AAAID contributes to the capital of 53 agricultural companies across 12 Arab countries. Activities of these AAAID companies cover agriculture and livestock production, including the production of red meat, poultry and fish, agro-processing, dairy and oil production, the manufacture of drugs and advanced irrigation equipment, along with other activities closely related to the agricultural sector.
According to the financial report of 2019, the AAAID’s total value of investments in its existing and under-establishment companies is approximately USD 640 million. These investments make up around 89% of the AAAID’s paid-up capital, which amounts to USD 721 million.
During the period from 1/1/2019 to 31/12/2019, the AAAID’s dividends from its companies amounted to approximately USD 3.50 million from total earnings of approximately USD 7.7 million. Many of these profitable companies chose to re-invest a portion of their profits to finance rehabilitation or expansion programs, as well as to enhance their operating capital. In addition, capital gains were realized due to an increase in the market value of these companies’ assets.