Trucks waiting to unload their goods in Bangladesh. Photo By Erik Nora/World Bank Judging by the number of views of the recent Facebook livestream event on intra-regional trade and investment in…

Sanjay Kathuria |

Наибольшие мировые опасности не могут быть ограничены рамками отдельных государств. Очевидно, что продолжающаяся кризисная ситуация с беженцами является беспрецедентной по своим масштабам и…

Джим Ен Ким |

Los principales riesgos mundiales no se limitan a las fronteras de un país. Esto queda claro al observar el caso de la actual crisis de refugiados, cuya magnitud no tiene precedentes y que afecta…

Jim Yong Kim |

The world's greatest risks can't be confined within borders. This is clearly the case with the ongoing refugee crisis, which is unprecedented in scale and affecting people and places far…

Jim Yong Kim |

Transport history was in the making a few days ago when a Bangladeshi ship carried a consignment of 1, 000 tons of steel and iron sheets from the Port of Kolkata in West Bengal to India’s…

Karla Gonzalez Carvajal, Diep Nguyen-Van Houtte |

The Middle East and North Africa region has never faced such significant stress on its ageing infrastructure like it does today, with one of the most telling being the substantial increase in the…

Sameh Mobarek, Moëz Cherif, Fanny Missfeldt-Ringius |

[[tweetable]][[/tweetable]] La région du Moyen-Orient et de l’Afrique du Nord n’avait jamais autant souffert qu’aujourd’hui du vieillissement de son infrastructure, étant donné, tout…

Sameh Mobarek, Moëz Cherif, Fanny Missfeldt-Ringius |

لم تشهد منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا قط مثل هذا الضغط على شبكات البنية التحتية المتقادمة مثلما يحدث اليوم، وأكثر هذه المشكلات وضوحًا اليوم هي الزيادة الهائلة في احتياجات الكهرباء. وتشير…

سامح مبارك, معز شريف , فاني ميسفلد رينغيوس |

One of the most extraordinary examples of the use of economic principles comes from the beginning of the 19th century, when England used to send a huge number of prisoners to Australia. The…

Eliana Cardoso |

The World Bank released its annual Doing Business report (pdf) last week which tracks regulatory reforms for conducting business and ranks countries based on their ease of doing business.…

Joe Qian |