Washington D.C., United States – Bangladesh’s economic growth remains resilient in spite of volatile export growth and shrinking remittances, according to a new World Bank report The Bangladesh Development Update September 2017.Read More →
Bangladesh / United States – How can Bangladesh take advantage of its growing demographic, increasing education levels and help its firms compete in the global market?Read More →
Washington D.C., United States – Weak growth among major emerging markets will weigh on global growth in 2016, but economic activity should still pick up modestly to a 2.9 percent pace, from 2.4 percent growth in 2015, as advanced economies gain speed,Read More →
Stronger Recovery and Declining Poverty in EU and Croatia, but Hurdles to Faster, Sustained Growth are High.
Zagreb, Croatia – The economic recovery in the European Union (EU) is gaining strength, but the pace of growth continues to be modest, despite accommodative monetary policy and favorable financial conditions, and investment remains subdued,Read More →
United States / Uzbekistan – The World Bank disclosed the findings of the Third Party Monitoring of the use of child and forced labor during the 2015 cotton harvest in Uzbekistan with particular focus on areas where specific projects supported by the World Bank are implemented. The monitoring, conductedRead More →
United States / Pakistan – Economic Growth in Pakistan is expected to accelerate from 4.0% in 2014 to 4.5% in 2016 supported by strong services growth and a slight improvement in the industry sector. What are some reasons for this moderate improvement and how could it unlock its potential to grow even faster in the […]Read More →
United States / Tajikistan – In the midst of an uncertain global economic environment, GDP growth for the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region is expected to increase to 1.4 percent for 2015, with 1.8 percent growth projected for 2016. But prospects for countries vary widely: the western part of the region will likely continue […]Read More →
New Delhi, India – The Indian economy will continue to grow but acceleration year-on-year will be gradual, says the latest India Development Update of the World Bank. According to the Update, India was able to take advantage of the sharp decline in global oil and commodity prices to eliminate petrol and diesel subsidies and increase […]Read More →
International and Regional Trade is Key to Faster Growth for Bangladesh, Says New World Bank Report.
United States / Bangladesh – International and regional trade, especially with South Asian and East Asian neighbors is critical for Bangladesh to create more and better jobs for the 2 million youths entering the labor force every year,Read More →
United States / Bangladesh – Bangladesh’s economy is on a stable path with a positive near-term macroeconomic outlook. The latest Bangladesh Development Update notes declining inflation, rising reserves, contained fiscal deficit and stable public debt. Downside riskRead More →