World Bank Group

See also: The United Nations
Type IGO
Wikipedia Wikipedia
Year founded 1944
Headquarters Washington D.C., DC United States of America United States of America
See also Development Research Group, IFC, WBI
Summary The World Bank Group (WBG) is a family of five international organizations that make leveraged loans to developing countries. It is the largest and most well-known development bank in the world and an observer at the United Nations Development Group. The bank is headquartered in Washington, D.C. in the United States. It provided around $61 billion in loans and assistance to "developing" and transition countries in the 2014 fiscal year. The bank's stated mission is to achieve the twin goals of ending extreme poverty and building shared prosperity.

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Shifting Gears : Digitization and Services-Led Development

World Bank Group · 7 October 2021 English

South Asia region’s economies continue on a recovery path, with production and export having recovered to pre-COVID trend levels. But the recovery has been uneven across countries and sectors, and …

Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Venezuelan Refugees and Migrants in Brazil (English)

World Bank Group · 7 October 2021 English

As more and more Venezuelans leave their country, fleeing the economic and social crisis, the number of Venezuelans in Brazil has risen steadily since 2016, constituting about 18 percent of …

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