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World Bank Extends USD 1 Billion Emergency Funding To India Amidst COVID-19 Battle

The World Bank Group is taking broad, fast action to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and we already have health response operations moving forward in over 65 countries.

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World Bank Announces Up To $12 Billion In Immediate Funds For Coronavirus

World Bank President David Malpass said there were still "many unknowns" about the fast-spreading virus and "much more" aid might be required, but he declined to elaborate.

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World Bank Announces Up To $12 Billion In Immediate Funds For Coronavirus

The IFC will also work with corporate clients in strategic sectors such as medical equipment and pharmaceuticals to sustain supply chains and limit downside risks.

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World Bank Not Considering New China Loans To Fight Coronavirus, President Says

Inside China, more than 300 companies from food delivery services to smartphone makers are seeking more than $8.2 billion in loans to ease the impact of the coronavirus.

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World Bank Chief Economist Resigns, Terms Move A 'Difficult Decision'

Calling it a "difficult decision," Goldberg wrote that she will step down from her post on March 1 to return to teaching at Yale University.

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Running Businesses − Where Does The Shoe Pinch?

Getting easy credit and registering property without glitches and harassment are two other factors keeping India away from its target.

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World Bank Projects Modest Pickup Of 2.5% In Global Growth In 2020

Growth in emerging market and developing economies is expected to accelerate this year to 4.1 per cent.

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World Bank Trims 2020 Growth Forecast Amid Slow Recovery For Trade

Global trade growth is expected to improve modestly in 2020 to 1.9 per cent from 1.4 per cent in 2019, which was the lowest since the 2008-2009 financial crisis.

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South Asia Remains Fastest Growing Region: World Bank Report

Despite the current GDP slowdown in India, the latest Annual Report of World Bank for fiscal 2019 says South Asia is projected to grow at 7% in 2020 & 7.1% in 2021

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India Jumps 14 Notches, Ranked 63rd In Ease Of Doing Business

"In economies on the list of 10 top improvers, leaders of India and China adopted the Doing Business indicators as a core component of their reform strategies," said the World Bank.

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Kolkata, Bengaluru To Be Included In World Bank's Doing Business Report

The report ranks 190 nations based on ten parameters, which includes ease of starting a business, construction permits among others.

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World Bank Slashes India's Growth Forecast To 6 Per Cent For This Fiscal Year

Asia’s third-largest economy is currently growing at its slowest pace in 6 years, expanding by just 5 pc in the April-June quarter.

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A Herculean Challenge

The acute shortage of water and the crisis thereof is a complex web of issues and challenges that has attracted a clutch of start-ups. Water management solutions firms are fighting a mammoth battle to save and re-use this precious commodity called water.

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World Bank: China's Belt And Road Can Speed Development, Needs Transparency

Increased private-sector participation in Belt and Road, now dominated by China’s state-owned banks and enterprises.

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World Bank Retains India's Growth Rate For FY19-20 At 7.5%

The Bank in its Global Economic Prospects released Tuesday said that India is estimated to have grown 7.2 per cent in fiscal year 2018/19, which ended March 31.

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