Meaning of counterpart fund in English:

counterpart fund


  • A sum of money accrued in a local currency arising from goods or services received from abroad.

    ‘The money from these sales, called counterpart funds, remained in the local currency in a special account.’
    • ‘As much as 60 per cent of the ERP counterpart funds were used for industry and infrastructures, while agriculture only received 29 per cent.’
    • ‘France and Italy used their counterpart funds to combat inflation and enforce budgetary restraint.’
    • ‘All of the aid counterpart funds were available from the start of the year and any delays in aid projects were not due to lack of funding.’
    • ‘They have put together one million US dollars in counterpart funds and are waiting for donors to contribute the remaining US $5 million that the studies will require.’