All posts tagged "World Bank"
Puerto Rico fiscal board holds hearing on ease-of-doing-business reforms
Says incentives are not enough
- Posted September 26, 2019
Global finance officials argue benefits of free trade
- Posted April 21, 2017
World Bank Forecasting Brighter Prospects for 2017
WASHINGTON – The World Bank is forecasting the global economy will accelerate slightly in 2017 after turning in the worst performance last year since the 2008 financial crisis. The 189-nation lending agency said Tuesday that the global...
- Posted January 10, 2017
Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa to Fall to 1.6 Percent
KAMPALA, Uganda — A new World Bank report says economic growth across sub-Saharan Africa is projected to fall to 1.6 percent in 2016, the lowest level in more than two decades. Growth was 3 percent last year....
- Posted September 29, 2016
Chinese Official Warns of Grim Global Economic Outlook
Brexit raised fears of a global recession
- Posted July 9, 2016
World Bank Downgrades its Forecast for 2016 Global Economy
WASHINGTON – The World Bank is reducing its forecast for the global economy this year – again. The aid agency now predicts that growth will reach 2.4 percent this year, down from the 2.9 percent it had...
- Posted June 7, 2016
UN Commission Hears Puerto Rico Call for Debt Restructuring
Island's secretary of State emphasizes importance of involvement in ECLAC
- Posted May 29, 2016
300 Economists Urge Leaders to Reject Tax Havens
Latest in turn of events following leak from Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca
- Posted May 9, 2016
Finance Leaders Pledge Effort to Boost Global Growth
Global officials wrap up talks in Washington
- Posted April 17, 2016
Top Finance Officials Say World Economy Still Facing Threats
Seek ways to boost growth
- Posted April 15, 2016