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What does DB stand for?

DB stands for Direct Budget

This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Military and Government
  • Business, finance, etc.

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Al Jarman said the UAE is one of the major contributors to the immediate humanitarian assistance and development projects, as well as to the direct budget of the Palestinian Authority.
Nuland recalled that the US is withholding $495 million of planned assistance to Palestinians in 2012, with $200 million of the sum in direct budget support, $195 million in economic support funds for programs and projects, and $100 million in international narcotics control and law enforcement funds.
In the last few months, Egypt has received more than $ 5 billion in loans and pledges, including $ 2 billion in direct budget support from Qatar and loans from Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Development Bank.
Sale of Far-Eastern Grid Company is supposed to raise R19b (about $576m at the current exchange rate), but we are skeptical that the sale will bring that much cash, in which case direct budget subsidies and/or a new share issue for purchase by RusHydro may prove necessary.
Budget support and aid for governance The key change in Mozambique's relationship with its donors has been the shift away from project aid and towards direct budget support, which is now the most important source of aid money for Mozambique accounting for nearly half of the state budget.