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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

Lao People’s Democratic Republic - Sustainable Silk Production Partnership in Rural Lao PDR Project (English)

Ratings for the Sustainable Silk Production Partnership in Rural Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) Project for Lao PDR were as follows: outcomes were unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was high, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Grantee performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3386 OCT 30, 2015

Disclosed

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 as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in East Asia,Pacific,South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa ... See More +

Newsletter 101200 OCT 13, 2015

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat Disclosed

Unlocking trade for low-income countries : report of the trade facilitation facility, 2009-2015 (English)

The trade facilitation facility (TFF) was launched to help low-income countries improve their competitiveness by reducing the costs of engaging in international trade, thus supporting their efforts to reduce poverty and achieve the millennium development goals. ... See More +

Working Paper 100092 OCT 01, 2015

Disclosed

Uruguay - Trade competitiveness diagnostic : Main report (English)

As a small economy, Uruguay’s growth and poverty reduction prospects are closely related to its performance in international markets. This report analyzes export dynamics in Uruguay over the period 2000-2013, benchmarking them against relevant comparator countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 101540 OCT 01, 2015

Portugal Perez,Luis Alberto; Reyes,Jose Daniel; Varela,Gonzalo J. Disclosed

Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Albania (English)

This economy profile for Doing Business 2016 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Albania. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for each indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper 100649 OCT 01, 2015

Disclosed

Uruguay - Trade competitiveness diagnostic (Vol. 2) : Resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)

As a small economy, Uruguay’s growth and poverty reduction prospects are closely related to its performance in international markets. This report analyzes export dynamics in Uruguay over the period 2000-2013, benchmarking them against relevant comparator countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 101540 OCT 01, 2015

Portugal Perez,Luis Alberto; Reyes,Jose Daniel; Varela,Gonzalo J. Disclosed

Toward new sources of competitiveness in Bangladesh : key findings of the diagnostic trade integration study (English)

This diagnostic trade integration study (DTIS) analyzes the internal and external constraints to further integration with the world economy, keeping in view the end goals of job creation and poverty reduction, as well as enhancement of citizens’ welfare. ... See More +

Publication 100058 SEP 30, 2015

Kathuria,Sanjay; Malouche,Mariem Disclosed

Africa - Great Lakes Trade Facilitation Project (English)

The objective of this Great Lakes Trade Facilitation Project for Africa is to facilitate cross-border trade by increasing the capacity for commerce and reducing the costs faced by traders, especially small-scale and women traders, at targeted locations in the borderlands. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1254 SEP 02, 2015

Disclosed

The role of trade in ending poverty (Vol. 2) : Résumé analytique (French)

The expansion of international trade has been essential to development and reducing poverty but the relationship between economic growth, poverty reduction and trade is not a simple one. ... See More +

Publication 97607 JUN 30, 2015

Bartley Johns,Marcus; Brenton,Paul; Cali,Massimiliano; Hoppe,Mombert; Piermartini, Roberta Disclosed

The role of trade in ending poverty (English)

The expansion of international trade has been essential to development and reducing poverty but the relationship between economic growth, poverty reduction and trade is not a simple one. ... See More +

Publication 97607 JUN 25, 2015

Bartley Johns,Marcus; Brenton,Paul; Cali,Massimiliano; Hoppe,Mombert; Piermartini, Roberta Disclosed

Kenya - Leather industry : diagnosis, strategy, and action plan (English)

In 2014, Kenya’s Ministry of Industrialization requested technical assistance from the World Bank to conduct competitiveness assessments and develop competitiveness strategies for four key industries: textiles and apparel, food processing, furniture, and leather and leather products. ... See More +

Working Paper 99485 JUN 01, 2015

Hansen, Eric Rolf; Moon, Young; Mogollon,Maria Paulina Disclosed

Kazakhstan - Improving the trade policy framework, its management, and its regulations (Vol. 2) : Policy note one (English)

The main message of this report is that if Kazakhstan wants to take advantage of global integration and diversification opportunities, the government needs to improve its trade policy framework, its management, and its regulations. ... See More +

Working Paper 96863 JUN 01, 2015

Madani,Dorsati H. Disclosed

Ukraine - Second Export Development Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Export Development Project (EDP2) for Ukraine were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3501 JUN 01, 2015

Disclosed

Implementing trade logistics reforms in complex multi-country and regional settings : the case of the Western Balkans (English)

Trade facilitation connects economies and provides opportunities for business growth. However, the national agencies involved in trade often have different objectives, lack coordination with peer agencies in other countries because of different national priorities, high workloads, and absence of platforms to consult with each other. ... See More +

Brief 99065 JUN 01, 2015

Gabrielyan,Gagik; Konar-Leacy,Violane Disclosed

Indicators to monitor deeper regional trade integration in Africa (English)

Stronger regional integration has been a policy priority in Africa for several decades. Closer trade links with neighboring countries promise to stabilize food markets, enhance profitable exchanges in light manufactures, reduce consumer prices, and help develop regional production networks. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS7670 MAY 28, 2015

Disclosed

Trade in Zimbabwe : changing incentives to enhance competitiveness (English)

In Zimbabwe trade has been a driver of economic growth, rising incomes, and progressive empowerment of Zimbabweans through rising standards of living and the promise of better jobs. ... See More +

Publication 96622 MAY 22, 2015

Newfarmer,Richard S.; Pierola Castro,Martha D. Disclosed

Pakistan - Second Fiscally Sustainable and Inclusive Growth Development Policy Credit Project (English)

The Second Fiscally Sustainable and Inclusive Growth Development Policy Credit (FSIG-II) Project for Pakistan will aim to achieve two broad objectives: fostering private and financial sector development to bolster economic growth, and mobilizing revenue while expanding fiscal space to priority social needs. ... See More +

Program Document 96376 MAY 21, 2015

Disclosed

The security and trade facilitation nexus : international trends and practices (English)

Improving levels of trade facilitation is one of the remaining challenges to enhancing connectivity and trade growth in South Asia, but border and internal security concerns are often perceived as a barrier to implementing key reforms. ... See More +

Brief 97140 MAY 01, 2015

Kerswell,Clayton Bryant; Kunaka,Charles Disclosed

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DECPG weekly global economic brief (English)
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NOV 06, 2015 101229 Newsletter
Lao People’s Democratic Republic - Sustainable Silk Production Partnership in Rural Lao PDR Project (English)
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OCT 30, 2015 ICR3386 Implementation Completion and Results Report
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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OCT 13, 2015 101200 Newsletter
Unlocking trade for low-income countries : report of the trade facilitation facility, 2009-2015 (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100092 Working Paper
Uruguay - Trade competitiveness diagnostic : Main report (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 101540 Working Paper
Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Albania (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 100649 Working Paper
Uruguay - Trade competitiveness diagnostic (Vol. 2) : Resumen ejecutivo (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2015 101540 Working Paper
Toward new sources of competitiveness in Bangladesh : key findings of the diagnostic trade integration study (English)
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SEP 30, 2015 100058 Publication
Africa - Great Lakes Trade Facilitation Project (English)
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SEP 02, 2015 PAD1254 Project Appraisal Document
The role of trade in ending poverty (Vol. 2) : Résumé analytique (French)
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JUN 30, 2015 97607 Publication
The role of trade in ending poverty (English)
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JUN 25, 2015 97607 Publication
Madagascar - Diagnostic study on the integration of trade : standardization of the rules of the game for a renewed and shared growth : Madagascar - Étude diagnostique sur l’intégration du commerce (EDIC) : uniformisation des règles du jeu pour une croissance renouvelée et partagée (French)
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JUN 22, 2015 100346 Working Paper
Kenya - Leather industry : diagnosis, strategy, and action plan (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 99485 Working Paper
Kazakhstan - Improving the trade policy framework, its management, and its regulations (Vol. 2) : Policy note one (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 96863 Working Paper
Ukraine - Second Export Development Project (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 ICR3501 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Implementing trade logistics reforms in complex multi-country and regional settings : the case of the Western Balkans (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 99065 Brief
Indicators to monitor deeper regional trade integration in Africa (English)
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MAY 28, 2015 AUS7670 Working Paper
Trade in Zimbabwe : changing incentives to enhance competitiveness (English)
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MAY 22, 2015 96622 Publication
Pakistan - Second Fiscally Sustainable and Inclusive Growth Development Policy Credit Project (English)
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MAY 21, 2015 96376 Program Document
The security and trade facilitation nexus : international trends and practices (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 97140 Brief