EghtesadOnline: EU ministers on Friday chose the Bulgarian number two of the World Bank Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to become IMF chief, in a fractious vote that failed to heal bitter divisions between member states.
EghtesadOnline: The World Bank has downgraded its estimates and forecasts on Iran's economic growth.
EghtesadOnline: The World Bank has downgraded Iran's economic growth estimates and forecasts in a new report.
EghtesadOnline: Latest World Bank projections show Iran's gross domestic product will continue to contract in 2019, before reversing gear in 2020.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's global ranking in terms of ease of doing business declined in the latest 2019 report published by the World Bank.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s ease of doing business score has seen an improvement of 2.34 percentage point, though its ranking among 190 economies in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2019 fell by four places to 128th.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s GDP growth in 2017-18 dropped to 3.8%, as the effect of a large surge in oil revenues in the previous year dissipated.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s economy is on the brink of experiencing a crisis, if not already. What got us here? Farhad Nili, the representative of the Central Bank of Iran to the World Bank, believes that four main mechanisms, namely massive imbalances, people’s overexpectations, external pressures and the system of governance, have led the economy to its present state.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s world ranking in the Logistic Performance Index improved 32 places within two years as, with the score of 2.85, the country was positioned at 64th place out of a total of 160 countries reviewed by the World Bank in its latest 2018 report.
EghtesadOnline: As the impact of the previous year’s boost in oil production and exports dissipates, Iran's overall growth rate is expected to stabilize at around 4.2%, with a larger contribution from the non-oil sector.