JERUSALEM, May 22 (Reuters) - Gaza's economy is in a worse state than any other in the world, with unemployment at a global high, output contracting sharply and the long-term prospects worrying, the...
JAKARTA, May 20 (Reuters) - The World Bank Group on Wednesday offered Indonesia up to $12 billion in new financing to 2019 to support President Joko Widodo's ambitious infrastructure plans, its president said.
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BARCELONA, May 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Around one in seven people across the globe still live without electricity, despite some progress in expanding access, and nearly three billion cook using polluting fuels, the World Bank said on Monday.
BELGRADE, May 18 (Reuters) - Serbia and the World Bank 's International Finance Corporation agreed a programme on Monday to improve bankruptcy legislation and out of court settlements, in order to...
environment for doing business.” ADB’s Sedgwick, who has worked at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank in the region for a decade, expresses cautious optimism. “Cambodia has done well [with its] labor intensive model
BARCELONA, May 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Countries around the world can move their economies onto a path that cuts net emissions of climate-changing gases to zero at an affordable cost but they should start now, the World Bank said.
CAIRO, May 6 (Reuters) - The World Bank approved a $500 million loan to help Egypt finance the construction of one million housing units for low-income residents over five years, the country's housing minister said on Wednesday.
would hinge on how they define the market. Using the World Bank 's estimate of global cross-border remittances, we ..... that might not prompt much concern. But we believe the World Bank data includes a substantial portion of remittances that
Excluding currency effects, the core money transfer segment grew 2%, with a 3% increase in transactions. With the World Bank recently lowering its projection for global remittance growth in 2015 to 1%, these results suggest Western Union is