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World Bank warns remittance payments to plunge amid pandemic

Washington, United States | AFP | Developing countries are losing a key source of revenue as the coronavirus pandemic causes worldwide shutdowns, sharply reducing payments from workers living abroad, the World Bank said Wednesday. Remittances are expected to plunge by about 20 percent globally this year, the biggest decline in recent …

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Leaders warn Africa short of funds to fight pandemic

Washington, United States | AFP |  International financial institutions and African leaders warned on Friday the continent needs tens of billions of dollars in additional money to fight the coronavirus pandemic despite debt freezes and massive pledges of support. In a joint statement, the World Bank and International Monetary Fund said …

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Leaders warn Africa short of funds to fight pandemic

Washington, United States | AFP | International financial institutions and African leaders warned on Friday the continent needs tens of billions of dollars in additional money to fight the coronavirus pandemic despite debt freezes and massive pledges of support. In a joint statement, the World Bank and International Monetary Fund said …

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Trump calls on World Bank to stop lending to China

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump lashed out at the World Bank on Friday, blaming the international financial institution for lending money to China. “Why is the World Bank loaning money to China? Can this be possible? China has plenty of money, and if they don’t, they …

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