The report puts Georgieva at risk of having her authority undermined weeks before a meeting of global finance chiefs.
A review by external advisers found a ‘pattern of government efforts to interfere’ in the Doing Business rankings.
Data on China changed to boost its ranking in Bank’s 2018 and 2020 ‘Doing Business’ reports
World Bank warns ‘climate migrants’ will be in the tens of millions in three decades even if urgent action is taken.
UNDP says drought, COVID-19 pandemic and political upheaval could cause Afghanistan’s poverty rate to reach 97 percent.
The money-transfer firm suspended services in Afghanistan two weeks ago after the Taliban captured Kabul.
Central American countries may adopt Bitcoin if the cryptcocurrency cuts costs substantially for El Salvador.
If investors walk away, Afghanistan faces economic collapse without the billions of dollars it gets in aid money.
The IMF warns of global economic recovery where ‘the poor get poorer and social unrest and geopolitical tensions grow’.
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The subsidy would give eligible families much-needed relief in the Middle East nation in throes of an economic meltdown.
Africa’s biggest economy is gripped by soaring food prices, high unemployment and surging inflation.
French prosecutors opened a preliminary investigation into money laundering allegations against Riad Salameh.
The rankings are hindering efforts for a ‘green, inclusive and resilient’ COVID-19 recovery.