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World Bank Group commits $18 bn loan to India in three years

Jul 23, 2014

World Bank Group commits $18 bn loan to India in three years

India is the largest client for the World Bank Group. India received $5.2 billion loan last fiscal. In the past three years, India had received about $9.8 billion loan from the Workd Bank Group. #ThisisNext #Jim Yong Kim #World Bank Group #International Finance Corporation
Women-owned businesses face significant financing gap: Study

Mar 11, 2014

Women-owned businesses face significant financing gap: Study

The financing gap for women-owned MSME businesses in India is about Rs 6.37 lakh crore ($116 billion) or 73 percent of their total demand, according to a study by World Bank Group member IFC. #Women #World Bank Group #MSME businesses #Government of Japan
India ranks 134th in ease of doing business despite reforms

Oct 29, 2013

India ranks 134th in ease of doing business despite reforms

India ranked a lowly 134 in the ease of doing business index, but implemented the most number of business regulatory reforms in 2012-13 reforms in the South Asian region. #Economy #Reforms #Survey #World Bank Group #business index #BRICS economies

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India ranks 134th in ease of doing business despite reforms

Sep 13, 2014

Lewis: Peace still possible between Israel, Palestinians

Although the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. did not start the civil rights movement, the world would be a very different place if he hadn't catalyzed it. Today, Palestinians live in a situation similar to that of pre-1960s African Americans but their a... #West Bank #Martin Luther King, Jr. #Benjamin Netanyahu
India ranks 134th in ease of doing business despite reforms

Sep 16, 2014

Climate change report: prevent damage by overhauling global economy

Reducing emissions can generate better growth than old high-carbon model, says co-author of report, Lord Stern The world can still act in time to stave off the worst effects of climate change, and enjoy the fruits of continued economic growth as long... #World Bank #International Monetary Fund #OECD #Ban Ki-moon #United Nations
India ranks 134th in ease of doing business despite reforms

Sep 09, 2014

G20 handed gloomy jobs market report

World Bank and OECD air concerns over employment gaps, weakening quality of jobs and fragile wage gains There is another gloomy assessment of the world's jobs market On Tuesday. The International Labour Organisation, the World Bank, and the Organisat... #Melbourne #World Bank #OECD #G-20 #Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development