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World Bank's ex-CEO Kristalina Georgieva Accused on Exerting Pressure on Bank's staff to Boost China's Ranking in "Doing Business 2018" Report

World Bank leaders, including then-Chief Executive Kristalina Georgieva, applied "undue pressure" on staff to boost China's ranking in the bank's "Doing Business 2018" report, according to an independent investigation released Thursday.

Marinescu (presidential adviser): Romania returned to pre-pandemic GDP in Q1 2021

The economy of the European Union (EU) is expected to advance 4.2% this year, and against this backdrop, Romania's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) returned its levels of before the COVID-19 pandemic, together with Estonia, Ireland and Lithuania, at the end of the first quarter of 2021, said on Tuesday presidential adviser Cosmin Marinescu at the National Recovery Forum.

Central bank: Climate change agenda has high stake for Romania's economy, financial system

The climate change agenda has a high stake for the Romanian economy and financial system, both in terms of opportunities and costs, should the green transition be delayed, the governor of the National Bank of Romania (BNR), Mugur Isarescu, said on Tuesday at the press conference for the presentation of the Report of the National Committee for Macroprudential Supervision (CNSM).

IMF expects strong recovery of Romanian economy in 2021, with GDP recovery of 7 pct

The experts of the International Monetary Fund estimate a strong economic recovery in Romania in 2021, with an advance of the real Gross Domestic Product of 7 percent, specifying, however, that some unexpected negative changes in the evolution of the pandemic might put this forecast at risk, show the conclusions published following the assessment mission of the Romanian economy.

IMF commends Slovenia’s response to Covid, says consolidation must follow

Washington – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has commended Slovenia’s “swift, substantial, and well-coordinated policy responses” to the pandemic following consultations with the authorities earlier in May, as it stressed that once the recovery is entrenched, the focus should shift toward consolidation.

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development appointed a new director

Today, the Minister of Finance in the Government of the Republic of Serbia, Sinia Mali, met with the new Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for the Western Balkans, Matteo Colangeli, as well as with the former Director of that international financial institution, Zsuzsanna Hargitai.

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