The World Bank Group works with countries in Europe and Central Asia to help improve people's lives through a variety of ways, including financial lending and analytical and advisory services. Our Regional Strategy seeks to eliminate poverty and boost shared prosperity by supporting clients in three overall areas: Sustainable and Inclusive Growth, Human Capital, and Resilience.
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May 23, 2017 — After almost two years of recession, Russia has entered a path to recovery. With global growth and trade starting to strengthen at the end of 2016, Russia’s economy showed signs of overcoming the recession caused by the shocks of low oil prices and economic sanctions.
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May 11, 2017 — A new ECA Economic Update, titled "Trade in Transition," highlights growth in the region, addresses ongoing economic challenges, and looks at the role of trade in the countries of Europe and Central Asia.
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