October 2019

GDP is projected to recover gradually, supported by net exports and robust performance of the services sector.

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PRESS RELEASE

During the most recent financial year, the World Bank responded with US$5.47 billion in new commitments to help the MENA region.

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Saroj Kumar Jha

Regional Director for the Mashreq

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Oct 09, 2019

MENA Economic Update: Reaching New Heights: Promoting Fair Competition in the ...

GDP growth is projected to be 0.6% in the region in 2019, a fraction of what is needed to create enough jobs for the fast-growing working-age population in the Middle East and North Africa region.

Apr 01, 2019

MENA Economic Update: Reforms and External Imbalances: The Labor-Productivity ...

World Bank economists expect economic growth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to continue at a modest pace of about 1.5 to 3.5 percent during 2019-2021, with some laggards and a few emerging growth stars.

Feb 06, 2019

The Mobility of Displaced Syrians: An Economic and Social Analysis

This report identifies key factors weighing on Syrian refugees contemplating a return home and analyzes how changing conditions in Syria might affect their decisions.

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