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NDB’S MEMBER COUNTRIES

The New Development Bank (NDB) was established in 2015 by BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The Bank’s membership is open to members of the United Nations. NDB commenced the admission of its first new member countries in the second half of 2021.

Country Membership Date
BRAZIL July 3, 2015
RUSSIA July 3, 2015
INDIA July 3, 2015
CHINA July 3, 2015
SOUTH AFRICA July 3, 2015
BANGLADESH September 16, 2021
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES October 4, 2021
URUGUAY Prospective member*

* Prospective members listed herein have been admitted by NDB’s Board of Governors and will officially become a member country once they deposit their instrument of accession.