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World Bank expects debt crisis to continue to worsen in 2022

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | Due to high debt and deficit levels, countries are “under severe financial stress,” and the debt crisis is expected to “continue to worsen” in 2022, World Bank Group President David Malpass said on Monday. Noting that debt is one of the two big problems facing global …

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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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