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Devex, Apr 24 2018:

WASHINGTON — The World Bank’s public procurement reforms have already helped countries including Kenya and Ghana save hundreds of millions of dollars a year, according to speakers at a panel event...

Devex, Apr 23 2018:

WASHINGTON — Just before 5 p.m. EST on Saturday, the World Bank issued a press release that President Jim Yong Kim has hoped to send for a long time.

Devex, Apr 20 2018:

WASHINGTON — A much-vaunted new financing facility to support women-owned businesses in the developing world announced the first round of funding on Thursday as gender experts came forward with...

American Banker, Apr 19 2018:

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve Board's chief regulator suggested he was open to companies receiving industrial loan company charters, a sign that the central bank's view on ILCs may be evolving...

Financial Times, Apr 18 2018:

The IMF on Wednesday sounded the alarm on excessive global borrowing, warning that with a total of $164tn owed, the world’s public and private sectors are deeper in debt than at the height of the...

Financial Times, Apr 13 2018:

The Trump administration is poised to back a $13bn capital increase for the World Bank in a package that would see significant lending reforms and an increase in China’s shareholding.

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