Iraq Reform, Recovery and Reconstruction Fund (I3RF): Trust Fund Annual Progress Report to Development Partners 2021

The Iraq Reform, Recovery and Reconstruction Fund (I3RF) was founded in partnership with the Government of Iraq in 2018 and is funded by Canada, Germany, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The Trust Fund provides a platform for financing and strategic dialogue for reconstruction and development in Iraq, with a focus on promoting targeted national reform efforts and improving the ef

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China Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) Investment Report 2021

Key findings: BRI finance and investments stabilized in 2021 at US$ 59.5 billion (compared to US$ 60.5 billion in 2020); No coal projects received financing or investments in 2021; Green energy finance and investments in the BRI slightly increased to a new high in 2021 at US$6.3 billion (compared to US$ 6.2 billion in 2020); Oil-related finance and investments in

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World Bank: Global Economic Prospects 2022

Global growth to slow through 2023: New Global Economic Prospects report Following a strong rebound in 2021, the global economy is entering a pronounced slowdown amid fresh threats from COVID-19 variants and a rise in inflation, debt, and income inequality that could endanger the recovery in emerging and developing economies, according to the World Bank’s lat

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WORLD ECONOMIC LEAGUE TABLE 2022

Introduction – A heady mix of inflation, tech and net zero World GDP to hit $100 trillion in 2022 This introduction sets out some of the key underlying themes in the report and some of the major changes since last year. A year ago, we hoped that the economic effects of the pandemic would wear off relatively quickly. And in one sense they have. We now expect world GDP i

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