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December 2, 2020
This evaluation is the first by the IEO to focus squarely on how the IMF partners with its Bretton Woods sister institution, the World Bank. The...
July 22, 2020
According to IMF and World Bank forecasts, Latin America will be the most affected region by the COVID-19 crisis in terms of economic growth. Varying...
January 24, 2020
The Chinese government’s Belt and Road initiative, now entering its 7th year, has generated a great deal of attention globally. The visibility...