Spreading the Gains from Trade More Widely

The FINANCIAL -- Global trade has contributed to growth and poverty reduction in the past three decades, but gains from trade can be more inclusive, the World Bank said today. Spreading the benefits of trade more widely, within and between countries, can…

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Climate Change – Challenges for Ukraine

The FINANCIAL -- We are living in a world that is very different from the one we grew up in. The world today seems buffeted by crises on all sides. Some are immediate, like the unprecedented global crisis caused by the COVID-19…

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Lao PDR: New Project to Protect Landscapes and Enhance Livelihoods

The FINANCIAL -- The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a US$57 million project to help Lao PDR promote sustainable forest management, improve protected area management, and enhance livelihoods opportunities in eight provinces across the country. As World Bank notes, project…

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World Bank prices long-dated Australian Dollar Bonds Totaling AUD 1.65 bln

The FINANCIAL — The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, rated Aaa/AAA) priced a long-dated 5-year AUD 1.1 billion and a 10-year AUD 550 million Sustainable Development Bond representing IBRD’s largest-ever AUD issuance and the largest for the Sovereigns, Supranationals,…

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