Myanmar security forces shot and killed three anti-junta protesters on Friday, witnesses said, as the World Bank warned the country's economy could slump 10% this year due to the turmoil since last month's coup.
Qatar economy is set to rebound this year with the World Bank forecasting it to grow 3% in 2021, which will be the best in the entire GCC region.
The World Bank's regional director for GCC, Issam Abu Sulaiman, affirmed that the State of Qatar has the best performance among GCC states in the average rate of growth in 2020 ...
The World Bank said on Tuesday that it expects the coronavirus and resulting recessions to leave "lasting scars" on developing and emerging market countries, with the worst damage on oil exporters
The Shura Council participated in a parliamentary meeting held Wednesday within the framework of the partnership between the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean
Qatar's Finance Minister HE Ali Sherif al-Emadi has participated in the annual meeting of the Board of Governors of the World Bank Group (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, DC.
A top executive at the World Bank, Kristalina Georgieva of Bulgaria, now faces no opposition in her candidacy to lead the International Monetary Fund, the fund announced Monday.
Investor confidence in Qatar remains underpinned by financial assets of over $300bn held in a sovereign wealth fund and demonstrated in the country’s ability to raise money on the international bond markets at relatively low yields, the World bank has said in a report.
Qatar’s current account surplus increased to 8.7% in third quarter of 2018, from less than 4% in 2017 due to higher gas prices and production from the North Field, the country’s biggest gas repository ...
The World Bank warned Wednesday of a deepening economic crisis in the occupied West Bank if the Palestinian Authority and Israel do not resolve a dispute over tax transfers.
Employment opportunities for South Asian migrants in the Gulf Co-operation Council countries shrank in the last two years mainly due to nationalisation in the GCC and oil price drop-induced economic slowdown, a new report has shown.
Qatar is the first Middle East and North Africa (Mena) country to join the World Bank-partnered Global Financing Facility, a senior official has said.