Apr 14, 2022
The economic condition in Syria is projected to continue to be mired by the low intensity conflict, turmoil in Lebanon and Turkey, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the economic consequences of the war in Ukraine and associated ...
Apr 02, 2021
The substantial borrowing that MENA governments incurred to finance health and social protection measures increased government debt. Countries must continue spending on health and income transfers, which will add to ...
Oct 07, 2020
The World Bank’s biennial Poverty and Shared Prosperity report finds that the rate of extreme poverty in the MENA region rose from 3.8% in 2015 to 7.2% in 2018 — the latest year for which data is available.