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Paper: Cooperate rather than lead on LNG

...forecasts for oil price recovery are not rosy," Thorning said in the briefing.She cited a recent forecast by the World Bank that oil prices could remain in the $70 per barrel range, in real prices, through 2025."Who knows how long prices...
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Iraq's economy hurt by IS war, low oil prices

...It also secured a $1.7 billion in loans from the World Bank and a $833 million loan with the International Monetary...worst of all Fitch-rated sovereigns on the composite World Bank governance indicator, reflecting not only insecurity...
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In US-Japan talks, China is the elephant in room in infrastructure funding for the region over the next decade. Japan and the U.S., leading shareholders of the World Bank and Asian Development Bank, have notably declined to participate citing concerns over the new bank's governance standards...
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China's impact looms large as US debates its own trade deals

...state-owned companies and its workers on foreign capital projects.The U.S. and Japan, leading shareholders of the World Bank and Asian Development Bank, have expressed concern over the new bank's governance standards and the types of projects...
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My Turn: Anchoring the simplest meaning of equality of two other Americans and Jim Yong Kim, another physician who enlisted in the cause and is now President of the World Bank. Within a few years they were treating more than 100,000 Haitians. They eventually showed the entire would how people...
Africa's female business entrepreneurs take the lead

...across the world, according to the World Bank.About 63 percent of women in the...the worldwide rate, according to World Bank data, which also shows that necessity...International Finance Corp. of the World Bank, which in March launched a $600...
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Q&A with Grameen Foundation founder Alex Counts

...individuals? Overall results?Microfinance, if implemented well, is an effective tool in alleviating poverty. A recent World Bank study of microfinance in Bangladesh underscored the fact that access to credit does increase household assets and children's...
Hoya on the hardwood

...Antibes in France.With a degree in government studies and international relations, he weighed options to work for the World Bank and World Health Organization."I always felt like there was unfinished business," Touomou said. "I was never able...
Lebanon's economy ravaged by Syria and electricity, according to a new report by the World Bank.The assessment was prepared quickly for a meeting of...Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is leading the meeting.The World Bank has not yet released the report, but it was published...
Distant neighbors: Vagrants in Ghana

...the world), gold, and, since 2011, oil (estimated to be the 25th largest reserves in the world). In fact, the World Bank even ranked Ghana as a Lower-Middle Income Economy, a title shared by few other nations on the continent. Add to that...


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