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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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Indra Nooyi Being Considered To Lead World Bank: Report

Nooyi, 63, stepped down as PepsiCo's chief last August after leading the company for 12 years

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World Bank Sees Global Growth Slowing In 2019

Growth in the United States is likely to slow to 2.5 percent this year from 2.9 percent in 2018, while China is expected to grow at 6.2 percent in the year compared with 6.5 percent in 2018, according to the World Bank

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World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim To Step Down On Feb 1

Kim, 58, has been in this position for over six years now. He was not due to leave until 2022, after he was re-elected for a second five-year term in 2017

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ADB Enters An Arrangement With World Bank For Co-financed Projects

In 2017, ADB operations totalled $32.2 billion, including $11.9 billion in co-financing

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World Bank Promises USD 200 Bn In 2021-25 Climate Cash

"If we don't reduce emissions and build adaptation now, we'll have 100 million more people living in poverty by 2030," John Roome, World Bank senior director for climate change, warned

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New Zealand Tops The List Of 'Ease Of Doing Biz' Ranking; India Ranks 77th

In its annual 'Doing Business' 2019 report, World Bank said India improved its rank on six out of the 10 parameters relating to starting and doing business in a country

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China Central Bank Chief Says Plenty Of Room For Monetary Adjustments Amid Trade Row

"We still have plenty of monetary policy instruments in terms of interest rate policy, in terms of RRR. We have plenty of room for adjustment, just in case we need it," China central bank governor Yi Gang said today

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IMF-World Bank Ends Meetings With Call To Brace For Risks

The IMF-World Bank meetings in Bali, Indonesia last week were overshadowed by a spate of financial market turmoil and by the threat to global growth from the trade clash between the US and China over Beijing's technology policies

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Several Indian Companies Barred By World Bank In 2018

The inaugural report by the World Bank said that many Indian firms have been barred by the bank from its projects across the globe for their fraudulent and corrupt practices

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Gig Economy Is Creating 56% Employment In India

The freelance industry is becoming the future of employment in the country

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Indo-Pak Trade Potential Stands At USD 37 Billion: World Bank

World Bank's report 'A Glass Half Full' highlights the long list of product restrictions in bilateral trade between India and Pakistan casting a shadow over cooperation efforts within South Asia

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World Bank Endorses CPF For India To Support Its Transition To Higher Middle-Income Country

Aimed at supporting India's transition to a higher middle-income country, the World Bank has endorsed an ambitious 5-year Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for India

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World Bank To Provide USD 250 Million Loan To Rajasthan To Improve Power Distribution

An agreement to provide a USD 250 million loan facility was signed among the Government of India, the Government of Rajasthan and the World Bank.

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