Hon Hai, the holding company of Foxconn – a Taiwanese multinational corporation known for manufacturing many Apple products in China - is among the top 50 companies to receive the largest number…

Priyanka Kher, Peter Kusek |

For investors seeking opportunities in Vietnam, the rural province of Dong Thap may not be the first location that comes to mind. Located in the southwest corner of Vietnam, Dong Thap is remote –…

Christine Qiang, Abhishek Saurav |

Gender equality is one of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) that calls for ensuring women’s full participation in political, economic and public life as a target. Gender inequality is still…

Heba Shams, Kunxiang Diao |

Also available in: Español | Français Societé Genérale Mauritanie bank branch in Nouakchott, Mauritania. ©️ Arne Hoel This Saturday, June 16, we celebrate International Day of Family Remittances…

Marco Nicoli |

It is easy enough to find data on flows of foreign direct investment (FDI). There are also plenty of anecdotes out there that purportedly encapsulate what businesses worldwide are thinking. It is…

Anabel Gonzalez |

Today I’m taking part in a World Bank Annual Meetings event that focuses on a very important question: How can developing countries continue to excel in manufacturing?
 

Raj Batra |

The global economy is on the precipice of a Fourth Industrial Revolution – defined by evolving technological trends that have the potential to fundamentally change life for millions of people…

Jieun Choi |

How a new green business facility in South Africa is connecting local companies to the global green economy Traditional trade mission functions are becoming obsolete. Over hors d'oeuvres,…

Aman Baboolal, Justine White |

Last month, we returned to Slush, a global start-up conference in Finland. During a dinner discussion, a colleague from Boston Consulting Group mentioned that only a few years ago a C-level…

Toni Kristian Eliasz |

Policy persuasion is most effective when it draws on the evidence base of all the social-science disciplines. Every strand of the social sciences – not just the mathematical precision of economics…

Christopher Colford |