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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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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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