Economic growth in 2018 in Poland is projected to reach 4.2 percent, compared to 4.6 percent last year.
A feature story analyzes findings from the World Bank’s report The Changing Wealth of Nations 2018 which tracks the wealth of 141 countries between 1995 and 2014.
According to Taking Stock, the World Bank’s latest economic update for Vietnam, recent growth was driven by a cyclical increase in global demand as well as a recovery in investment from FDI and private sector, and an ongoing shift of labor away from agriculture.
WASHINGTON, January 9, 2018— The World Bank forecasts global economic growth to edge up to 3.1 percent in 2018 after a much stronger-than-expected 2017, as the recovery in investment, manufacturing, and trade continues, and as commodity-exporting developing economies benefit from firming commodity ...
Ten Pacific Island countries which are members of the World Bank have a population of about 3.4 million people, scattered across an area equivalent to 15 percent of the globe’s surface, with a development trajectory that will be shaped by their economic geography.
The economic outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is positive, with growth rising to 5.3% in 2012, and 5.6% in 2013, over the pre-crisis average level of 5%. This forecast would change in the event of a deteriorating global economy.
The World Bank supports Benin’s poverty reduction strategy to increase growth, improve basic services access, governance and institutional capacity building.
Uganda has a record of prudent macroeconomic management and structural reform; but recent shocks and policy slippages have slowed GDP growth to 3.2% in FY11/12.
FYR Macedonia is an upper-middle-income country that has made great strides in reforming its economy over the past decade. Following strong economic growth during the period 2002–08 averaging 4.3%, average GDP growth has declined to 2.1% per year since 2009.
In the past 30 years, Malaysia has successfully curtailed high poverty rates and reduced income inequalities. Its goal is to attain high income status by 2020 while ensuring that growth is sustainable.