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Cameroon - Competitive Value Chains Project (English)

Ratings for the Competitive Value Chains Project for Cameroon were as follows: outcomes were unsatisfactory, the Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and the monitoring and evaluation quality were negligible. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4232 SEP 30, 2017

Disclosed

Georgia - Private Sector Competitiveness Development Policy Operation (English)

The Program Development Objective is to increase private sector competitiveness through second generation business environment reforms, establishing enabling conditions for financial sector deepening and diversification, and increasing firms’ capacity to innovate and to export.The proposed Second Programmatic Private Sector Competitiveness Development Policy Operation (DPO2) to Georgia in the amount of EUR 44.6 million aims to support the government’s efforts to enhance the country’s competitiveness in order to spur inclusive economic growth. ... See More +

Program Document 114787 JUN 27, 2017

Disclosed

Looking Beyond the Horizon : A case study of PVH’s commitment to Ethiopia’s Hawassa industrial park (English)

Textile and Apparel production is seen as an important catalyst for developing countries’ industrialization. It has played an important role as a springboard for economic development and, due to its low fixed costs and labor-intensive manufacturing, is often a starter industry for countries seeking to industrialize. ... See More +

Working Paper 117302 JUN 01, 2017

Mihretu,Mamo Esmelealem; Llobet,Gabriela Disclosed

Trade in transition (English)

Trade played a pivotal role during the transition of many countries in Europe and Central Asia to market economies. It forced a more efficient use of resourced and supported adoption of new technologies. ... See More +

Working Paper 114864 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

South Asia - Nepal-India Electricity Transmission and Trade Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 114162 FEB 07, 2017

Disclosed

South Asia - Nepal-India Regional Trade and Transport Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 114342 JAN 10, 2017

Disclosed

Sources of productivity growth in Uganda : the role of interindustry and intra-industry misallocation in the 2000s (English)

Uganda's growth in gross domestic product of the 2000s was accompanied by high growth rates of labor productivity across industries producing tradable goods and services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7909 DEC 07, 2016

Dennis,Allen Curtis K.; Mengistae,Taye Alemu; Yoshino,Yutaka; Zeufack,Albert G. Disclosed

Attracting investment in Bangladesh - sectoral analyses : a diagnostic trade integration study (English)

This Diagnostic Trade Integration Study (DTIS) has been prepared in response to a request from the government of Bangladesh under the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) for Trade Related Technical Assistance to Least Developed Countries. ... See More +

Publication 109156 OCT 13, 2016

Kathuria,Sanjay (editor); Mezghenni Malouche,Mariem (editor) Disclosed

Africa - East Africa Trade and Transport Facilitation Project (English)

Ratings for the East Africa Trade and Transport Facilitation Project for Africa were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3723 SEP 27, 2016

Disclosed

Samoa - Second Fiscal and Economic Reform Operation Project (English)

Program Information Document 107131 JUN 23, 2016

Disclosed

Democratic Republic of Congo : product and market concentration and the vulnerability to exogenous shocks (English)

The high level of exports and their product and market concentration exposes the Democratic Republic of Congo to the economic fluctuations of the country's trade partners. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7700 JUN 07, 2016

Bou Habib,Chadi; Kebede,Ephraim Disclosed

The unexplored potential of trade in services in Africa : from hair stylists and teachers to accountants and doctors (English)

The book speaks volumes about the latent potential for trade in services in Africa and the regulatory hurdles that providers face in materializing such flows, and proposes concrete policy action for integrating fragmented services markets in Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper 107185 MAR 01, 2016

Grover,Arti; Dihel,Nora Carina Disclosed

Taking stock of the Caribbean growth forum (English)

The Caribbean Growth Forum (CGF) was launched in 2012 amid growing concern about slow growth in the majority of Caribbean countries. After good growth and improvement in human development between the 1950s and the 1980s, the region began suffering the impact of the reduction in trade preferences among major trading partners in Europe and North America. ... See More +

Working Paper 110384 JAN 01, 2016

Mahmood Akhtar,Syed; Lemes,Leonardo Aleixo; Niang,Cecile Thioro Disclosed

Transitional Demobilization and Reintegration Program (TDRP) quarterly report : October – December 2015 (English)

In this quarter, TDRP activities covered technical assistance in Central African Republic (CAR), Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Republic of Mali, in addition to the ongoing assistance provided to the African Union Peace and Security Department together with the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations. ... See More +

Working Paper 105306 DEC 01, 2015

Disclosed

Diversification, growth, and volatility in Asia (English)

Economic development critically involves diversification and structural transformation—that is, the continued, dynamic reallocation of resources from less productive to more productive sectors and activities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7380 JUL 28, 2015

Papageorgiou,Chris; Spatafora,Nikola L.; Wang,Ke Disclosed

Policies, prices, and poverty : the sugar, vegetable oil, and flour industries in Senegal (English)

Like many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, Senegal has struggled to develop its industrial sector in the face of import competition. For basic food products, there is an implicit trade-off between the objectives of maintaining employment and lowering the cost of living, both of which figure prominently in current government policy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7286 JUN 02, 2015

Mbaye,Ahmadou Aly; Golub ,Stephen S.; English,E. Philip 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

Republic of Congo – Trade facilitation intervention : Trade facilitation between Congo and its neighbors - addressing the bottlenecks (English)

Trade facilitation is one of the key engines of growth in an economy. Improving the quality and reliability of the trade facilitation infrastructure and services is a major building block for reducing transaction costs, attracting domestic and foreign investment, and expanding access to economic opportunities. ... See More +

Working Paper 115188 MAY 01, 2015

Tchana Tchana,Fulbert; Kebede,Ephraim; Kemtsop,Guy Tchinda; Tanase,Virginia; El Kamel,Jameleddine; Wa Dzon,Etaki; Laouali Ladjo,Karima; Maloueki Louzolo,Josiane French Disclosed

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Cameroon - Competitive Value Chains Project (English)
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SEP 30, 2017 ICR4232 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Georgia - Private Sector Competitiveness Development Policy Operation (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 114787 Program Document
Looking Beyond the Horizon : A case study of PVH’s commitment to Ethiopia’s Hawassa industrial park (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 117302 Working Paper
Trade in transition (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 114864 Working Paper
South Asia - Nepal-India Electricity Transmission and Trade Project : procurement plan (English)
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FEB 07, 2017 114162 Procurement Plan
South Asia - Nepal-India Regional Trade and Transport Project : procurement plan (English)
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JAN 10, 2017 114342 Procurement Plan
Sources of productivity growth in Uganda : the role of interindustry and intra-industry misallocation in the 2000s (English)
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DEC 07, 2016 WPS7909 Policy Research Working Paper
Attracting investment in Bangladesh - sectoral analyses : a diagnostic trade integration study (English)
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OCT 13, 2016 109156 Publication
Africa - East Africa Trade and Transport Facilitation Project (English)
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SEP 27, 2016 ICR3723 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Samoa - Second Fiscal and Economic Reform Operation Project (English)
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JUN 23, 2016 107131 Program Information Document
Democratic Republic of Congo : product and market concentration and the vulnerability to exogenous shocks (English)
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JUN 07, 2016 WPS7700 Policy Research Working Paper
The unexplored potential of trade in services in Africa : from hair stylists and teachers to accountants and doctors (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 107185 Working Paper
Taking stock of the Caribbean growth forum (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 110384 Working Paper
Transitional Demobilization and Reintegration Program (TDRP) quarterly report : October – December 2015 (English)
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DEC 01, 2015 105306 Working Paper
Diversification, growth, and volatility in Asia (English)
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JUL 28, 2015 WPS7380 Policy Research Working Paper
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
Burkina Faso and Republic of Cote d’Ivoire - First Regional Trade Facilitation and Competitiveness Development Policy Operation Project : board summary (English)
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JUN 16, 2015 97497 Board Summary
Policies, prices, and poverty : the sugar, vegetable oil, and flour industries in Senegal (English)
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JUN 02, 2015 WPS7286 Policy Research Working Paper
Trade in Zimbabwe : changing incentives to enhance competitiveness (English)
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MAY 22, 2015 96622 Publication
Republic of Congo – Trade facilitation intervention : Trade facilitation between Congo and its neighbors - addressing the bottlenecks (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 115188 Working Paper French