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Supply chains, inflation overshadow vaccine, debt woes at IMF-WB meetings

Supply chain woes and growing inflation concerns pushed aside a widening gap in Covid-19 vaccinations and mounting debt problems for developing countries as the top concerns for global policymakers ...

Supply chains, inflation overshadow vaccine, debt woes at IMF-WB meetings

G20 backs IMF chief's new trust to reach broader range of countries in need

IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva on Wednesday won the endorsement of the Group of 20 major economies for a new trust that will allow rich IMF members to donate their share of newly created emergency ...

G20 backs IMF chief's new trust to reach broader range of countries in need

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Bangladesh business climate fares poorly in 6 out of 10 indicators

Six out of 10 indicators of the country’s business climate are weak. Four are on the rise. Bangladesh scores 61 out of 100

Many potential readymade garment factories are being held up due to the difficulty in availing land

IMF chief focused on global challenges after getting board's backing: Interview

IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva is fully focused on global challenges, she said on Tuesday, after the fund's executive board cleared her of claims that she pressured World Bank staff to alter data to ...

IMF chief focused on global challenges after getting board's backing: Interview

Sri Lanka's economy to grow 3.3pc in 2021, debt risk high: World Bank

Sri Lanka’s economy will grow by a modest 3.3 per cent in 2021, well below the 7.1 per cent expansion projected for South Asia as a whole, the World Bank said on Thursday

Sri Lanka's economy to grow 3.3pc in 2021, debt risk high: World Bank

Climate change escalates Dhaka dengue situation: WB study

Dhaka witnessed heavy rainfalls in February of 2019, a rear event in last 45 years. Excess rainfalls were recorded in the following months too. Moisture in the environment eventually caused mosquito ...

Climate change escalates Dhaka dengue situation: WB study

IMF chief says she 'did not pressure anyone' while at World Bank

After an investigation found she used her senior role at the World Bank to manipulate data in favor of China, IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva on Friday issued a statement again denying ...

IMF chief says she 'did not pressure anyone' while at World Bank

World Bank and IMF: Washington's scandal-prone giants

Kristalina Georgieva is in the hot seat following revelations over her conduct at the World Bank, where she held a senior managment role before being tapped to lead the International Monetary Fund.

World Bank and IMF: Washington's scandal-prone giants

IMF chief denies altering World Bank report to appease China

IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva on Thursday disputed an independent investigation which found that in her previous job at the World Bank, she pressed staff to alter a report to avoid angering China.

IMF chief denies altering World Bank report to appease China

Social protection expense

Urban poor in Bangladesh getting less attention: World Bank report

About 11 per cent of people in urban areas are covered by social protection whereas 19 per cent of the urban population is poor, says the World Bank report

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