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Emerging Europe and Central Asia Economic Update - Spring 2015
April 17, 2015Online: 12-1pm EST

This Press Briefing looked at the economic outlook for the region and specific factors that affect the region’s growth prospects, including the fall in oil prices and depreciating currencies.

This Economic Update was recorded on 17 April, 2015.

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The World Bank’s Emerging Europe and Central Asia regional briefing, which was open to the media, looked at the economic outlook for the region and specific factors that affect the region’s growth prospects, including the fall in oil prices and depreciating currencies.

Participants: 

Laura Tuck, World Bank Vice-President for Europe and Central Asia

Hans Timmer, World Bank Chief Economist for Europe and Central Asia

World Bank Country Directors from across the region were also available, post-briefing, for spot one-on-ones.

Media contacts: 

Kristyn Schrader-King, (202) 458-2736, kschrader@worldbank.org

Elena Karaban, (202) 473-9277, ekaraban@worldbank.org

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