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Partners with civil society in developing and transition countries to influence the World Bank and other international financial institutions (IFIs) to promote social and economic justice and ecological sustainability.
Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions. They also include audio and video clips from BBC archives.
Provides measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 183 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level. Produced by IFC (International Finance Corporation) and the World Bank.
Daily data updates on exchange rates, equity markets, interest rates, stripped bond spreads, and emerging market bond indices. Monthly data coverage on consumer prices, high-tech market indicators, industrial production and merchandise trade.
Links to UN statistical agencies covering a range of social and economic data sources. Also includes statistical sources from other atonomus statistical sources, e.g. the World Tourism Organization and Eurostat (from the European Union).
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