Japan joined the World Bank in August 1952, the year after the signing of the San Francisco Peace Treaty. Starting in 1953, a number of projects were implemented in Japan with World Bank loans for the development of the nation’s economic foundation.
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April 13, 2015 — According to the twice-a-year South Asia Economic Focus report, regional growth is projected to steadily increase from 7 percent in 2015 to 7.6 percent by 2017 through maintaining strong consumption and increasing investment.Read More »
April 13, 2015 — The global decline in prices of commodities such as oil is having a negative impact on Sub Saharan Africa's economic growth, which is expected to slow to 4% in 2015, a new report finds.Read More »