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Senegal - First Multi-Sectoral Structural Reform Development Policy Financing Project (English)

The objective of the First Multi-Sectoral Structural Reform Development Policy Financing Project is to support Government’s efforts in: (i) strengthening governance and management to reduce costs, improve reliability and facilitate equitable access in the energy sector; and (ii) enhancing the legal and regulatory framework to promote competition, investment and equitable access in the ICT sector. ... See More +

Program Document 109335 MAY 23, 2017

Disclosed

DECPG global weekly newsletter (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: taking stock; major data releases; activity and inflation; trade and finance; financial markets; commodity prices; ... See More +

Newsletter 115012 APR 21, 2017

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Commodity markets outlook : OPEC in historical context (English)

Most commodity prices continued to rise in the third quarter from their lows in early 2016. Crude oil prices are forecast to rise to 55 dollar per barrel (bbl) in 2017 from an average of 43 dollar per bbl this year as the market continues to rebalance and organization of the petroleum exporting countries (OPEC) is likely to limit output. ... See More +

Working Paper 109625 OCT 01, 2016

Baffes,John; Streifel,Shane S. Disclosed

From energy prices to food prices : moving in tandem? (English)

Most commodity price indexes rebounded in the second quarter of 2016, continuing their upward climb from January lows on improved market sentiment and tapering supplies. ... See More +

Working Paper 107237 JUL 22, 2016

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DECPG global daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) global daily economic news are about the specific topic: World Bank cuts 2016 global growth forecast to 2.4 percent. ... See More +

Newsletter 109061 JUN 08, 2016

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat Disclosed

The commodity cycle in Latin America : mirages and dilemmas (English)

The South American (SA) sub-region of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), on which this report focuses for the most part, is experiencing another episode of stress and uncertainty, much of which is related to the bursting of the commodity price bubble. ... See More +

Publication 105074 APR 01, 2016

De La Torre,Augusto; Ize,Alain; Filippini,Federico; Sasson,Martin Disclosed

Global economic prospects : spillovers amid weak growth (English)

Global growth again fell short of expectations in 2015. Growth is projected to edge up in 2016-18 but the forecast is subject to substantial downside risks. ... See More +

Publication 102968 JAN 01, 2016

Arteta,Carlos; Stocker,Marc; Vashakmadze,Ekaterine T.; Eigen-Zucchi,Christian; Chen,Derek Hung Chiat; Vorisek,Dana Lauren; Shaukat Khan,Tehmina; Kambou,Gerard; Huidrom,Raju; Kose,Ayhan; Ohnsorge,Franziska Lieselotte; Lakatos,Csilla; Maliszewska,Maryla; Petri,Peter A.; Plummer,Michael George; Klein,Maximilian Michael Johann; Shambaugh,Jay Curtis Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: United States job growth accelerated in October; European Commission revised Eurozone growth forecasts for 2015 to 2016; Brazil’s manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI)fell in October;Industrial Production (IP) contracted further; Indonesia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased modestly in third quarter; Angola made debut international bond issue; heavy dependence on commodities for export earnings and fiscal revenues has created vulnerabilities for commodity exporting Low-Income Countries (LICs) to commodity price movements; sharp commodity price declines have disrupted new foreign investments and in some cases production in extractive-based industries; Country specific factors will likely become more important, including changes in domestic mineral policy regimes. ... See More +

Newsletter 101229 NOV 06, 2015

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat; Khan,Tahseen Sayed; Nguyen,Trang Van; Gong,Xinghao Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) weekly global economic newsletter are as follows: European Central Bank (ECB) left interest rates unchanged, but signaled the possibility of more stimulus;China’s third quarter Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth was weakest since 2009; South Korean GDP growth saw best quarter since 2010; Uganda hiked interest rate as inflation reached a two-year high; World Bank revised down price forecasts for oil and most other commodities;a boom in global commodity prices in the 2000s sparked investment in commodity exploration and production in Low-Income Countries (LICs); new sources of funding and technological innovations spurred mining investment and exploration in frontier regions such as Sub-Saharan Africa; higher production and exploration has also been possible in many LICs due to an improvement in the business climate. ... See More +

Newsletter 101228 OCT 23, 2015

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat; Khan,Tahseen Sayed; Nguyen,Trang Van; Gong,Xinghao Disclosed

Low commodity prices and weak currencies (English)

Against the backdrop of a weakening global economy and volatility in international financial markets, countries of the Europe and Central Asia region (ECA) are transitioning to a new normal. ... See More +

Publication 100609 OCT 01, 2015

Timmer,Hans; Bussolo,Maurizio; Gogova,Dobrina; Gould,David Michael; Luongo,Patrizia; Nguyen,Tu Chi; Panterov,Georgi Lyudmilov; Ushakova,Ekaterina; Burns,Andrew; Izvorski,Ivailo V.; Pigato,Miria A.; Sanchez,Carolina Disclosed

Commodity markets outlook : understanding El Nino (English)

Ample supplies and weak demand, especially for industrial commodities, contributed to the continued slide in most commodity prices in the third quarter of 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper 102669 OCT 01, 2015

Baffes,John; Streifel,Shane S.; Gong,Xinghao Disclosed

Commodity markets outlook : a World Bank quarterly report - July 2015 (English)

Most commodity prices declined in the second quarter of 2015 due to ample supplies and weak demand, especially in industrial commodities. One main exception was the price of crude oil which rebounded early in the quarter on stronger demand but has since weakened owing to a still large global surplus. ... See More +

Working Paper 99323 JUL 21, 2015

Disclosed

Caribbean trade report : the new trade environment and opportunities for the poor in the Caribbean (Vol. 2) : Trade matters : new opportunities for the Caribbean (English)

Trade is essential for Caribbean countries' development and poverty reduction. Given their small market size, they are dependent on exports to produce manufactured products at efficient scale. ... See More +

Working Paper 93184 JAN 01, 2015

Djiofack,Calvin Zebaze; Velasquez,Giselle Disclosed

Commodity markets outlook, July 2014 (English)

Geopolitical concerns in Iraq and Ukraine/Russia earlier in the year put upward pressure on oil prices during the second quarter. As tensions moderate, oil prices are expected to decline in 2015. ... See More +

Working Paper 90429 JUL 01, 2014

Disclosed

Turkey - Regular economic brief (English)

In this issue: Turkey’s economy had a soft landing in 2012 for the first time in the country’s recent economic history, with external and internal balances improving significantly; despite the adjustment, the current account deficit remains large and Turkey’s dependence on short-term financing is a critical vulnerability; and accelerated structural reforms are needed to increase potential growth and safeguard stability. ... See More +

Working Paper 111980 JAN 01, 2013

Wes,Marina; Ünal, Cevdet Cağdaş Disclosed

A note on the methodology for linking the regions within the ICP (English)

Subsequent to the publication of the ICP 2005 results and as a prelude to the upcoming 2011 round of the ICP, the issue of methodology for linking regions is being revisited. ... See More +

Working Paper 90472 FEB 19, 2010

Rao, Prasada Disclosed

DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)

Despite slowing industrial production, world import volume growth continued to accelerate in December, expanding by 15 percent compared with the third quarter. ... See More +

Newsletter 88791 FEB 18, 2010

Disclosed

Global commodity markets : review and price forecast - a companion to global development finance 2009 (English)

The slowing of global growth, which preceded the financial crisis by several months, prompted commodity prices to start falling in mid-2008. The eruption of the full-blown crisis and the rapid drop-off in economic activity since September of that year accelerated this process markedly. ... See More +

Working Paper 93892 SEP 01, 2009

World Bank Disclosed

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Bridges for peace (Arabic)

This Results Profile focuses on bridges for peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The bridge became a symbol of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s tolerance in a region known for its ethnic and religious diversity until war overwhelmed the former Yugoslavia. ... See More +

Brief 94384 AUG 29, 2009

Spanish, French, English Disclosed

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Bridges for peace : Bosnie Herzégovine - Des ponts pour la paix (French)

This Results Profile focuses on bridges for peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The bridge became a symbol of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s tolerance in a region known for its ethnic and religious diversity until war overwhelmed the former Yugoslavia. ... See More +

Brief 94384 AUG 29, 2009

Spanish, Arabic, English Disclosed

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Senegal - First Multi-Sectoral Structural Reform Development Policy Financing Project (English)
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MAY 23, 2017 109335 Program Document
DECPG global weekly newsletter (English)
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APR 21, 2017 115012 Newsletter
Commodity markets outlook : OPEC in historical context (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 109625 Working Paper
From energy prices to food prices : moving in tandem? (English)
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JUL 22, 2016 107237 Working Paper
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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JUN 08, 2016 109061 Newsletter
The commodity cycle in Latin America : mirages and dilemmas (English)
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APR 01, 2016 105074 Publication
Global economic prospects : spillovers amid weak growth (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102968 Publication
DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)
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NOV 06, 2015 101229 Newsletter
DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)
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OCT 23, 2015 101228 Newsletter
Low commodity prices and weak currencies (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100609 Publication
Commodity markets outlook : understanding El Nino (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 102669 Working Paper
Commodity markets outlook : a World Bank quarterly report - July 2015 (English)
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JUL 21, 2015 99323 Working Paper
Caribbean trade report : the new trade environment and opportunities for the poor in the Caribbean (Vol. 2) : Trade matters : new opportunities for the Caribbean (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93184 Working Paper
Commodity markets outlook, July 2014 (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 90429 Working Paper
Turkey - Regular economic brief (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 111980 Working Paper
A note on the methodology for linking the regions within the ICP (English)
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FEB 19, 2010 90472 Working Paper
DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)
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FEB 18, 2010 88791 Newsletter
Global commodity markets : review and price forecast - a companion to global development finance 2009 (English)
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SEP 01, 2009 93892 Working Paper
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Bridges for peace (Arabic)
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AUG 29, 2009 94384 Brief Spanish, French, English
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Bridges for peace : Bosnie Herzégovine - Des ponts pour la paix (French)
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AUG 29, 2009 94384 Brief Spanish, Arabic, English