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Launch of the World Bank Global Economic Prospects Report 2015
January 21, 2015Warsaw, Poland

The Global Economic Prospects is a flagship report of the World Bank, published semiannually. The report presents the status of global economy and its outlook for the following years. A launch of this year’s report is being held at the National Bank of Poland, Warsaw on January 21, 2015.

The Global Economic Prospects is a flagship report of the World Bank, published semiannually. The report presents the status of global economy and its outlook for the following years. This year’s report focuses also on following issues:

  • ensuring fiscal space and appropriate use thereof,
  • price volatility on crude oil market and its impact on global economy,
  • reasons for global slowdown in foreign trade,
  • workers’ remittances impact on stability of consumption.

The National Bank of Poland and the World Bank are hosting the launch of World Bank Global Economic Prospects report in Poland on January 21, 2015.

11.00 – 11.05       Welcome remarks

11.05 – 11.35       Global Economic Prospects Report 2015

                            Ms Franziska Ohnsorge, Lead Economist at the World Bank

11.35 – 12.20       Panel discussion

                            Mr. Artur Radziwiłł, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Finance

                            Mr James Roaf, Senior Regional Resident Representative at the International Monetary Fund

                            Mr Theo Thomas, Lead Economist at the World Bank

                            Moderator: Ms. Marina Wes, Country Manager for Poland, the World Bank

12.20 – 12.45       Questions and answers

  • What: Launch of the World Bank Global Economic Prospects
  • When: Wednesday, January 21, 2015
  • Where: Narodowy Bank Polski Headquarters Władysław Grabski Hall 11/21 Świętokrzyska Street, Warsaw