Global Economy to Edge Up to 3.1% in 2018

“The broad-based recovery in global growth is encouraging, but this is no time for complacency,” WBG President Jim Yong Kim said.

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Year in Review

The global economy improved but there were plenty of unsettling and upsetting events. Here’s what 2017 looked like in 12 charts.

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World Bank Group Announcements

World Bank Group made a number of new announcements in line with its ongoing support to developing countries.



Doing Business Oct 31, 2017

Reforming to Create Jobs

World Bank Oct 28, 2017

Fiscal Year 2017 Highlights

Outlook Oct 04, 2017

Commodity Market Outlook

The World Bank In Gender

Award-winning photojournalist Stephan Gladieu traveled through Africa in 2015 documenting the lives of women. His images were unveiled on Feb. 23, 2016, at the Musée du quai Branly in Paris, during the Le Monde Afrique conference on Women: The Future of Africa. 


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