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Stagnant global trade, subdued investment, and heightened policy uncertainty marked another difficult year for the world economy. A subdued recovery is expected for 2017…

The World Bank’s annual report on the external debt of developing countries includes comprehensive data for 125 developing countries, as well as summary data for regions and income groups.

If well managed, Africa's cities can help countries accelerate growth and “open the doors” to global markets.

Risks and Returns: Managing Financial Trade-Offs for Inclusive Growth in Europe and Central Asia argues for reaching beyond increasing access to credit. ECA countries must build integrated

Fourteenth in a series of annual reports comparing business regulation in 190 economies, Doing business 2017 measures aspects of regulation affecting 10 areas of everyday business acivity: Starting business & Dealing with constuction permits

Renewed economic integration among Latin American and Caribbean countries will make the region more competitive in international markets and boost long-term growth.

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