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World Bank chief faces challenges as he makes his mark In his first year as president of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim has tried to refocus the institution on fighting poverty and climate change -- but challenges lie ahead.
30 июня 2013
Kaushik Basu, the World Bank's chief economist. ©REUTERS/B Mathur World Bank sees less global growth, more stability The World Bank on Wednesday lowered its growth estimate for the global economy in 2013, but said that expansion appeared better balanced than just before the 2008 financial crisis.
13 июня 2013
World Bank Managing Director Sri Mulyani Indrawati. ©REUTERS/Issei Kato Indonesia investigators in US to quiz Wold Bank director Indonesian investigators have arrived in Washington to quiz a World Bank managing director as a witness over a bank bailout that led her to quit as finance minister.
26 апреля 2013
G20 pledge 'ambitious' steps to spur growth, jobs The Group of 20 economic powers pledged "ambitious" steps Friday to spur growth and job creation to get the crisis-scarred global economy back on track.
20 апреля 2013
Weak global economy key worry as IMF, World Bank meet Advanced and developing countries alike voiced worries over fragile global growth, eurozone stagnation and the swamp of excess monetary liquidity as the IMF and World Bank spring meetings kicked off.
19 апреля 2013
Strong growth in Asia but overheating a risk: World Bank East Asian and Pacific economies will grow 7.8 percent this year on robust domestic demand.
15 апреля 2013
©RUETERS Jamaica pledged $2 billion for restructuring Three key international lenders announced preliminary approval Monday for nearly $2 billion in loans to support a sweeping restructuring program for impoverished Jamaica.
09 апреля 2013
World Bank links obesity to high food prices Food prices have dropped since peaking six months ago but remain near record levels, pushing the world's poorest people toward "undernutrition" and obesity.
28 марта 2013
BRICS leaders' meeting. ©REUTERS/Victor Ruiz Garcia BRICS wrangle over new development bank BRICS emerging powers on Tuesday sought a deal on setting up a development bank that would rival Western-backed institutions, trying to iron out significant differences ahead of a leaders' summit in Durban.
26 марта 2013
Serik Abdenov. ©primeminister.kz Labor Minister comments on suggested single pension fund According to him, the Government suggests channeling the money to support S&MBs within the Business Development Roadmap – 2020 as well as to finance infrastructure projects.
25 января 2013
Photo courtesy of primeminister.kz Kazakhstan’s PM pledges to enhance the country’s rankings in World Bank’s Doing Business Report Tengrinews.kz reported earlier that Kazakhstan had gained 7 notches in the Doing Business-2013 compiled by the World Bank.
22 января 2013
World Bank sees emerging nations leading growth Developing countries, led by China, will remain the main engines of global economic growth in 2013 as Europe and the United States plod along.
17 января 2013
Photo courtesy of northafricapost.com World Bank economist urges end to US fiscal fights The World Bank's chief economist called on the United States Tuesday to end a series of political budget battles by undertaking structural economic reforms.
17 января 2013
World Bank ups Chinese growth projection for 2013 The World Bank on Wednesday upwardly revised its projection for Chinese economic growth in 2013 from 8.1 percent to 8.4 percent, but predicted the rate would taper off in the longer run.
20 декабря 2012
The World Bank's Vice President for Poverty Reduction Otaviano Canuto. Photo courtesy of veja.abril.com.br Food prices easing but remain sky-high: World Bank Global food prices have eased from their July records but remain very high, putting more people in danger of hunger and malnutrition-related disease.
01 декабря 2012
World Bank fears devastating 4.0 degree warming The World Bank warned Sunday that global temperatures could rise by four degrees this century without immediate action, with potentially devastating consequences for coastal cities and the poor.
20 ноября 2012
Hollande discusses debt crisis with top global heads French President Francois Hollande holds talks on Monday with the heads of the World Bank and other top economic bodies to discuss the eurozone debt crisis and ways to kickstart growth.
29 октября 2012
- Kazakhstan gains 7 notches in the WB’s Doing Business – 2013 Poland was the global top improver in the past year. Kazakhstan is among the other nine economies recognized as having the most improved ease of doing business across several areas of regulation as measured by the report.
23 октября 2012
World Bank president Jim Yong Kim. ©REUTERS World Bank slashes East Asia-Pacific growth forecast The World Bank on Monday slashed its 2012 growth forecast for developing countries in East Asia and the Pacific to 7.2 percent, down from 8.3 percent in 2011, due to the fragile global economy.
09 октября 2012
Kazakhstan spends $20 million on statistics The World Bank will provide $20 million for improvement of Kazakhstan’s statistics.
13 июля 2012

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