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Suriname sector competitiveness analysis : identifying opportunities and constraints to investment and diversification in the agribusiness and extractives sectors : Executive summary in Dutch inclusief samenvatting in het Nederlands (English)

Suriname is a small economy driven by its abundant natural resources. As the commodity boom ended in recent years, however, the economy began to contract, reflecting Suriname’s dependence on the extractives sector. ... See More +

PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy 113150 JAN 01, 2017

Anderson, John; Arenas,Guillermo Carlos; Douw, Wim; Moreira,Susana; Pelon,Remi; Shepherd,Andrew W.; Weiss,Eli Disclosed

Suriname sector competitiveness analysis : identifying opportunities and constraints to investment and diversification in the agribusiness and extractives sectors (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)

Suriname is a small economy driven by its abundant natural resources. As the commodity boom ended in recent years, however, the economy began to contract, reflecting Suriname’s dependence on the extractives sector. ... See More +

PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy 113150 JAN 01, 2017

Anderson, John; Arenas,Guillermo Carlos; Douw, Wim; Moreira,Susana; Pelon,Remi; Shepherd,Andrew W.; Weiss,Eli Disclosed

Armenia - Export-led industrial development strategy : implementation review and recommendations on new toolset (English)

The lessons learned from the implications of the global crisis for the Armenian economy led the Government of Armenia to refine its approach to economic development policy. ... See More +

PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy ACS14153 JUN 01, 2015

Gyulumyan,Gohar Disclosed

Cambodia services trade : performance and regulatory framework assessment (English)

As a result of a determined regulatory reform process and an economic modernization process over the past two decades, Cambodia has experienced extraordinary economic growth. ... See More +

PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy 91243 JUL 01, 2014

Disclosed

Opportunities and challenges to private sector development in Ukraine (English)

Ukraine has untapped growth potential. Ukraine has one of the most fertile agricultural lands in the world, an attractive geographical location in Europe, bordering the European Union, the largest market in the world with a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of more than $16 trillion, and a large domestic market of almost 50 million consumers. ... See More +

PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy ACS4778 JAN 13, 2014

Ukrainian Disclosed

Opportunities and challenges to private sector development in Ukraine (Ukrainian)

Ukraine has untapped growth potential. Ukraine has one of the most fertile agricultural lands in the world, an attractive geographical location in Europe, bordering the European Union, the largest market in the world with a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of more than $16 trillion, and a large domestic market of almost 50 million consumers. ... See More +

PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy ACS4778 JAN 13, 2014

English Disclosed

Sierra Leone - Growth Pole Diagnostic : first phase of the growth poles program (English)

This First Phase Report on Sierra Leone growth poles is the result of a 9 months consultative process led by the Office of the President which specifically requested that the output of this diagnostic be in an engaging format. ... See More +

PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy 88691 NOV 01, 2013

Kayonde, Susan; Laure, Alexandre H.; Speakman, John F. Disclosed

People's Republic of China - China PSD program (English)

This report stats that income gaps among countries are largely explained by differences in productivity. By raising the capital/labor ratio and rapidly assimilating technologies across a wide range of activities, China has increased factor productivity manifold since 1980 and joined the ranks of middle income countries. ... See More +

PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy 70178 JAN 02, 2012

Yusuf, Shahid Disclosed

Zambia - What would it take for Zambia's beef and dairy industries to achieve their potential? (English)

This report is a window into a larger initiative, the jobs and prosperity: building Zambia's Competitiveness (JPC) program. The JPC program is a 'joint venture' between the governments of the Republic of Zambia, the Zambian private sector, the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID), the African development bank group and the World Bank Group. ... See More +

PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy 62377 JUN 01, 2011

Disclosed

Zambia - What would it take for Zambia's copper mining industry to achieve its potential? (English)

This report is part of a series produced by the World Bank's Africa Finance and Private Sector Development Unit (AFTFP). This report explores the potential contribution that the copper mining industry could make to jobs and prosperity in Zambia, and what it will take to achieve this potential. ... See More +

PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy 62378 JUN 01, 2011

Disclosed

Entertainment Education - A solution for cost effective high impact development communication (English)

In international development, too often the magnitude of the challenges far exceeds our ability to provide practical, effective solutions. So when a potentially transformational technology or approach comes into view, which can reach scale in a cost effective way, every effort should be made to seize the opportunity. ... See More +

PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy 69204 JUN 01, 2011

Disclosed

Zambia - More jobs and prosperity : what would it take? Based on the jobs and prosperity - building competitiveness program (English)

While Zambia's economy performs well, in macroeconomic terms, low levels of productivity plague industry, and this constrains growth, diversification and prosperity. ... See More +

PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy 62376 JUN 01, 2011

Disclosed

Africa - Transformation through tourism : harnessing tourism for growth and improved livelihoods (English)

This paper presents the strategy vision for Africa of promoting tourism. The strategy relies on four pillars: policy reforms, capacity building, private sector linkages, and product competitiveness. ... See More +

PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy 70099 JAN 20, 2011

Disclosed

The Africa competitiveness report 2011 (English)

The Africa competitiveness report 2011 comes out as the world emerges from the most significant financial and economic crisis in generations. While many advanced economies are still struggling to get their economies back on a solid footing, Africa has, for the most part, weathered the storm remarkably well. ... See More +

PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy 62873 JAN 01, 2011

Blanke, Jennifer Disclosed

Industrial clusters and micro and small enterprises in Africa : from survival to growth (English)

The private sector is the engine of economic growth, stimulating entrepreneurship and innovation and promoting competition and productivity. While many countries in Africa have developed private sector-driven growth strategies, private investment as a proportion of gross domestic product (GDP) is only 13 percent in Africa, significantly lower than in other regions, such as South Asia, with many low-income countries. ... See More +

PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy 58850 DEC 30, 2010

Yoshino, Yutaka Disclosed

Bulgaria - administrative and regulatory barriers to business (English)

The present report on the Administrative and Regulatory Barriers to Business is part of an ongoing World Bank analytical and advisory support to the Government of Bulgaria in the area of regulatory reform. ... See More +

PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy 55727 NOV 01, 2010

Bulgarian Disclosed

Bulgaria - administrative and regulatory barriers to business (Bulgarian)

The present report on the Administrative and Regulatory Barriers to Business is part of an ongoing World Bank analytical and advisory support to the Government of Bulgaria in the area of regulatory reform. ... See More +

PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy 55727 NOV 01, 2010

English Disclosed

Better regulation for higher growth : Bulgaria's business regulation - achievements and recommendations (Bulgarian)

Removing regulatory obstacles that create barriers to business is a major objective for economic policymakers. There is broad understanding among policymakers and development practitioners that microeconomic reforms aimed at strengthening property rights, unleashing competition, and reducing the cost of doing business are critical to creating a sound investment climate and promoting economic growth (World Bank 2004; World Bank 2005; Lewis 2004). ... See More +

PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy 57480 NOV 01, 2010

English Disclosed

Better regulation for higher growth : Bulgaria's business regulation - achievements and recommendations (English)

Removing regulatory obstacles that create barriers to business is a major objective for economic policymakers. There is broad understanding among policymakers and development practitioners that microeconomic reforms aimed at strengthening property rights, unleashing competition, and reducing the cost of doing business are critical to creating a sound investment climate and promoting economic growth (World Bank 2004; World Bank 2005; Lewis 2004). ... See More +

PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy 57480 NOV 01, 2010

Bulgarian Disclosed

Bulgaria - Ex-post impact assessment of the act on limiting administrative regulation and administration control on economic activity (English)

The ex-post impact assessment of the Limiting Administrative Regulation and Administrative Control on Economic Activity Act (LARACEAA) is part of the World Bank's support to the Government of Bulgaria through on-going analytical and advisory work in the area of regulatory reform. ... See More +

PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy 55728 JUL 01, 2010

Bulgarian Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Suriname sector competitiveness analysis : identifying opportunities and constraints to investment and diversification in the agribusiness and extractives sectors : Executive summary in Dutch inclusief samenvatting in het Nederlands (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113150 PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy
Suriname sector competitiveness analysis : identifying opportunities and constraints to investment and diversification in the agribusiness and extractives sectors (Vol. 2) : Executive summary (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113150 PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy
Armenia - Export-led industrial development strategy : implementation review and recommendations on new toolset (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 ACS14153 PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy
Cambodia services trade : performance and regulatory framework assessment (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 91243 PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy
Opportunities and challenges to private sector development in Ukraine (English)
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JAN 13, 2014 ACS4778 PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy Ukrainian
Opportunities and challenges to private sector development in Ukraine (Ukrainian)
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JAN 13, 2014 ACS4778 PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy English
Sierra Leone - Growth Pole Diagnostic : first phase of the growth poles program (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 88691 PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy
People's Republic of China - China PSD program (English)
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JAN 02, 2012 70178 PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy
Zambia - What would it take for Zambia's beef and dairy industries to achieve their potential? (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 62377 PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy
Zambia - What would it take for Zambia's copper mining industry to achieve its potential? (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 62378 PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy
Entertainment Education - A solution for cost effective high impact development communication (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 69204 PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy
Zambia - More jobs and prosperity : what would it take? Based on the jobs and prosperity - building competitiveness program (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 62376 PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy
Africa - Transformation through tourism : harnessing tourism for growth and improved livelihoods (English)
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JAN 20, 2011 70099 PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy
The Africa competitiveness report 2011 (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 62873 PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy
Industrial clusters and micro and small enterprises in Africa : from survival to growth (English)
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DEC 30, 2010 58850 PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy
Bulgaria - administrative and regulatory barriers to business (English)
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NOV 01, 2010 55727 PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy Bulgarian
Bulgaria - administrative and regulatory barriers to business (Bulgarian)
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NOV 01, 2010 55727 PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy English
Better regulation for higher growth : Bulgaria's business regulation - achievements and recommendations (Bulgarian)
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NOV 01, 2010 57480 PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy English
Better regulation for higher growth : Bulgaria's business regulation - achievements and recommendations (English)
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NOV 01, 2010 57480 PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy Bulgarian
Bulgaria - Ex-post impact assessment of the act on limiting administrative regulation and administration control on economic activity (English)
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JUL 01, 2010 55728 PSD, Privatization and Industrial Policy Bulgarian