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India tops world remittance payments, Uganda at $1.3 billion

Remittance payments hit record in 2017: World Bank Washington, United States | AFP |  Payments from immigrants back to their home countries rebounded to reach a new record in 2017 but the costs of transferring funds also increased, the World Bank said Monday. Uganda’s remittance inflows improved from $1.1 billion  …

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World Bank shareholders approve $13 bln capital increase

Washington, United States | AFP | World Bank shareholders approved a “historic” increase in the bank’s lending capacity Saturday after the United States backed a reform package that curbs loans and charges more for higher income countries like China. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said neither China nor any …

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US slams World Bank lending to rich countries like China

Washington, United States | AFP | World Bank lending to countries like China that are rich enough to finance their own development hurts poor countries that need help, a senior US Treasury official said Wednesday. David Malpass, Treasury’s under secretary for International Affairs, cited China as a prime example of the …

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