South Asia
South Asia remains the world’s fastest-growing region although capital inflows declined, inflation has been on the rise, and remittances from oil-exporting countries started to weaken. Economic growth rose to 6.9 percent in 2015, up from 6.7 percent in 2014, and is projected to slightly lower at 6.7 percent in 2016. It will accelerate to 6.8 percent in 2017 and 7.1 percent in 2018. Read Overview »


Regional Integration in South Asia
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South Asia is one of the most dynamic regions in the world, but also one of the least economically integrated. Here's how we support South Asia achieve better integration and boost its regional trade.
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The Government of India and the World Bank today signed the US$ 175 million loan agreement for the National Hydrology Project.
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Ashish Khanna

Lead Energy Specialist

Iffath A. Sharif

Program Leader
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