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17 Feb
The World Bank warned in January that global growth will slow for the third consecutive year, to 2.4% in 2024, when the global economy may record the slowest half-decade of GDP growth in 30 years. Indonesia's GDP growth is also projected to decelerate in line with the weakening outlook.
22 Dec
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21 Dec
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19 Dec
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15 Dec
Nnamdi Kanu's supporters were barred from accessing the Supreme Court.
14 Dec
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13 Dec
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17 Oct
An ambassador of an African country to China on Thursday criticized the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank for restrictive lending policies. "My sincere belief is that IMF officials, World Bank officials, they are sincere in their belief that their debt sustainability framework works and works for the greater good," said Jang Ping Thia, lead economist and manager of the economics department at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
5 Oct
China's economic malaise is weighing heavily on east Asia as a whole, one of the world's key economic engines. But reforms in one sector could work wonders, the World Bank says.
9 Sep
At the beginning of August, the World Bank announced it would freeze new loans towards Uganda in light of its new anti-LGBTQ laws. Many initially viewed the move as a sign that the bank was taking a more progressive approach towards human rights issues. But is it a misguided approach?
17 Apr 2023
The World Bank and International Monetary Fund's Spring Meetings kicked off this week with concerns over high inflation, rising geopolitical tensions, climate change and financial instability. World Bank Senior Managing Director Axel van Trotsenburg told FRANCE 24 that "we need to stay engaged with developing countries.
14 Apr 2023
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has praised the Shanghai-based New Development Bank (NDB) on his trip to China, saying it "frees emerging countries from submission to traditional financial institutions".

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