A total of just 1.5 billion euros in new aid was pledged to Ukraine by Western partners between July 2 and August 3.

This is the result of a newly published update by the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) as part of the "Ukraine Support Tracker".

Robert Putzbach

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"In July, the donor countries mainly delivered what they had promised and launched few initiatives for new aid," says project manager Christoph Trebesch.

The gap between promised aid and aid actually provided has narrowed as a result of the arms deliveries that have now taken place.

Due to the lack of new commitments, however, the difference between Ukrainian demands and aid commitments from Western partner countries is widening.

Norway with highest sum

Germany and the other five largest European countries (Britain, Poland, Italy, Spain and France) did not announce any new aid to Ukraine during the said period.

The highest pledged amount in this period is for Norway, which announced financial aid of one billion euros.

The Ukraine Support Tracker records and quantifies all military, financial and humanitarian assistance pledged to Ukraine since January 24, 2022.

The IfW data shows that the United States is by far the most willing to provide support.

From the beginning of monitoring to August 3, the US announced a total of 25 billion euros in military aid, as well as 9.2 billion in humanitarian aid and 10.3 billion in financial aid.

In March and May in particular, the Americans decided on large packages that have since been called off in tranches.

In a country comparison, Great Britain is in second place behind the USA. The United Kingdom has now pledged twice as much aid as Germany, which is roughly on a par with Canada and Poland.

However, in terms of arms deliveries that have already taken place, the United States is only slightly ahead of Poland, which has already provided arms worth 1.8 billion euros to Ukraine.

If you put the aid in relation to the gross domestic product of the countries, the Baltic States in particular stand out.

Estonia and Latvia top this list with bilateral aid amounting to 0.8 percent of GDP each.