Regional Growth Reports and Studies
February 18, 2014
- Africa's rich resources, along with higher incomes and more money to spend at the household level, are helping boost the region's economic growth prospects for 2014.
- World Bank economists are cautiously optimistic about economic prospects in South Asia in 2014 because of growing exports and investment.
- The 2014 GDP growth forecast for developing countries in the East Asia Pacific region is 7.1%, but structural reforms are key to long-term growth and prosperity.
Regional Perspectives on Growth
April 7, 2014: Africa's Pulse
East Asia and Pacific
Europe and Central Asia
February 3, 2014: Diversified Development - Making the Most of Natural Resources in Eurasia
January 24, 2012: Golden Growth: Restoring the Lustre of the European Economic Model
Latin America and the Caribbean
April 9, 2014: International Flows to Latin America: Rocking the Boat?
October 1, 2013: Latin America's Deceleration and the Exchange Rate Buffer
Middle East and North Africa
April 9, 2014: South Asia Economic Focus: Time to Refocus
October 9, 2013: South Asia Economic Focus: A Wake-Up Call
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