World Bank List (as of October 2021 – for 2022 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 Pakistan
Albania Grenada Papa New Guinea
Algeria Guatemala Paraguay
American Samoa Guinea Peru
Angola Guinea-Bissau Philippines
Argentina Guyana Romania
Armenia Haiti Russian Federation
Azerbaijan Honduras Rwanda
Bangladesh India Samoa
Belarus Indonesia São Tomé and Príncipe
Belize **Iran, Islamic Republic Senegal
Benin Iraq Serbia
Bhutan Jamaica Sierra Leone
Bolivia Jordan Solomon Islands
Bosnia and Herzegovina Kazakhstan Somalia
Botswana Kenya South Africa
Brazil Kiribati South Sudan
Bulgaria Korea, Democratic Republic Sri Lanka
Burkina Faso Kosovo St. Lucia
Burundi Kyrgyz Republic St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Cambodia Lao PDR Sudan
Cameroon Lebanon Suriname
Cape Verde Lesotho Syrian Arab Republic
Central African Republic Liberia Takijikistan
Chad Libya Tanzania
*China, People’s Republic Madagascar Thailand
Colombia Malawi Timore-Leste
Comoros Malaysia Togo
Congo, Democratic Republic Maldives Tonga
Congo, Republic Mali Tunisia
Costa Rica Marshall Islands Turkey
Cote d’Ivoire Mauritania Turkmenistan
Cuba Mauritius Tuvalu
Djibouti Mexico Uganda
Dominica Micronesia, Fed. Sts. Ukraine
Dominican Republic Moldova Uzbekistan
Ecuador Mongolia Vanuatu
Egypt, Arab Republic Montenegro Venezuela, RB
El Salvador Morocco Vietnam
Equatorial Guinea Mozambique West Bank and Gaza
Eritrea Myanmar Yemen, Rep.
Eswatini Namibia Zambia
Ethiopia Nepal Zimbabwe
Fiji Nicaragua  
Gabon Niger  
Gambia, The Nigeria  
Georgia North Macedonia  

*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.