Romania is getting close to its 100th birthday with a lot of things to be proud of, but it's important to be united not only in terms of its geographical borders, but also in terms of the opportunities that it gives to all its people, Country Manager for Romania and Hungary of the World Bank Tatiana Proskuryakova told AGERPRES in an interview.
This handout photo taken and released by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Oct. 11 shows IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde (L) greeting Pakistan Finance Minister Asad Umar (R) at the Bali Convention Centre during the 2018 IMF/World Bank annual meetings in Nusa Dua on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.
Turkey has shaken hands with the World Bank for a $200 million resource for energy efficient investments in the public sector, Energy Minister Fatih Dönmez has said.
In the nine months it reached 4.5 percent of GDP, and and by the end of the year it will be more than 4 percent, Brnabic said, according to remarks published by the Serbian government.
Brnabic was presenting the results of the White Book 2018 of the Foreign Investors Council, saying that the planned economic growth had been 3.5 percent of GDP.
Greece has slipped further in the international competitiveness chart in terms of starting an enterprise, dropping five more places this year in the list of countries surveyed for the World Bank's annual Doing Business report.
This country's scores have headed south in all but one field examined, to end up 72nd in the world.
This is true even though it has a higher points total, says the latest World Bank report, "Doing Business 2019: Training for Reform", released on Wednesday, Tanjug reported.
"The main reasons behind the drop in the rankings are the faster pace of improvements in other economies' business regulatory environment," the World Bank said in a statement.
Few thousands of Croatian workers and union members gathered in Zagreb's Europe Square on Saturday to show their bitter disapproval of planned pension reforms.