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Jasmin Buttar |

This column asks what happens when, as a consequence of the technological disruptions of the global fossil fuel market, the current account deficits of key countries in the region are no longer…

Rabah Arezki, Daniel Lederman, Amani Abou Harb, Rachel Yuting Fan, Ha Nguyen |

Also available in: Français | العربية Growth in the Middle East and North Africa region is estimated to have slowed sharply in 2017 and is forecast to recover to 3 percent in 2018. Regional…

Lei Sandy Ye |

The 2018 edition of International Debt Statistics (IDS) has just been published. IDS 2018 presents statistics and analysis on the external debt and financial flows (debt and equity) of the world’s…

World Bank Data Team |

Now that the 2017 edition of International Debt Statistics (IDS) has been released, as a member of the team who put these statistics together, I thought I would look back at what the data tells us…

Sun Hwa Song |