World Bank List (as of October 2020 – for 2021 memberships)

The ASL offers reduced dues for individual and institutional members in developing economies. This program applies to members residing in countries whose economies are classified as ‘upper middle income’ or below on the World Bank’s annual list for four of the preceding five years.

Upper Middle Income and Below

Afghanistan Ghana North Macedonia
Albania Grenada Pakistan
Algeria Guatemala Papua New Guinea
American Samoa Guinea Paraguay
Angola Guinea-Bissau Peru
Argentina Guyana Philippines
Armenia Haiti Romania
Azerbaijan Honduras Russian Federation
Bangladesh India Rwanda
Belarus Indonesia Samoa
Belize **Iran, Islamic Republic Sao Tome and Principe
Benin Iraq Senegal
Bhutan Jamaica Serbia
Bolivia Jordan Sierra Leone
Bosnia and Herzegovina Kazakhstan Solomon Islands
Botswana Kenya Somalia
Brazil Kiribati South Africa
Bulgaria Korea, Democratic Republic South Sudan
Burkina Faso Kosovo Sri Lanka
Burundi Kyrgyz Republic St. Lucia
Cambodia Lao PDR St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Cameroon Lebanon Sudan
Cape Verde Lesotho Suriname
Central African Republic Liberia Syrian Arab Republic
Chad Libya Takijikistan
*China, People’s Republic Madagascar Tanzania
Colombia Malawi Thailand
Comoros Malaysia Timore-Leste
Congo, Democratic Republic Maldives Togo
Congo, Republic Mali Tonga
Costa Rica Marshall Islands Tunisia
Cote d’Ivoire Mauritania Turkey
Cuba Mauritius Turkmenistan
Djibouti Mexico Tuvalu
Dominica Micronesia, Fed. Sts. Uganda
Dominican Republic Moldova Ukraine
Ecuador Mongolia Uzbekistan
Egypt, Arab Republic Montenegro Vanuatu
El Salvador Morocco Venezuela, RB
Equatorial Guinea Mozambique Vietnam
Eritrea Myanmar West Bank and Gaza
Eswatini Namibia Yemen, Rep.
Ethiopia Nauru Zambia
Fiji Nepal Zimbabwe
Gabon Nicaragua  
Gambia, The Niger  
Georgia Nigeria  

*Due to PRC law, the ASL cannot ship journals and/or other content to people in China and is thus unable to accept members from China.

**Due to the international financial sanction, the ASL cannot accept payments from people based in Iran.