World Bank approves $12B to finance virus vaccines, care
Part of a package of up to $160 billion to help developing countries fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
World Bank sees modest global 2020 rebound but trade a risk
Global economy to grow 2.5% this year, up only slightly from 2.4% growth in 2019, the weakest performance since the 2008 financial crisis.
World Bank urges China to open tech industries
Report calls for open markets, reduced subsidies and government involvement.
Trump introduces World Bank critic David Malpass to lead it
Since the World Bank was formed in the mid-1940s, the World Bank has always been led by an American.
World economy forecast to slow in 2019 amid trade tensions: IMF
The International Monetary Fund cites heightened trade tensions and rising US interest rates.
World Bank predicts solid 3.1% global growth in 2018
Also forecasting solid growth of 3% in 2019 and 2.9% in 2020 after 3% expansion in 2017
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