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April 2020

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic combined with other factors present significant risks to the country’s economic outlook.


During the most recent financial year, the World Bank responded with US$5.47 billion in new commitments to help the MENA region.


The Iran Economic Monitor provides an update on key economic developments and policies.



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Apr 09, 2020

MENA Economic Update: How Transparency Can Help the Middle East and North ...

秋霞电影网在线观看伦 The need for greater transparency comes as the MENA region faces unprecedented dual shocks from the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic and the collapse in oil prices.

Oct 09, 2019

MENA Economic Update: Reaching New Heights: Promoting Fair Competition in the ...

GDP growth is projected to be 0.6% in the region in 2019, a fraction of what is needed to create enough jobs for the fast-growing working-age population in the Middle East and North Africa region.

Feb 06, 2019

The Mobility of Displaced Syrians: An Economic and Social Analysis

This report identifies key factors weighing on Syrian refugees contemplating a return home and analyzes how changing conditions in Syria might affect their decisions.

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Iran Economic Monitor

The Iran Economic Monitor provides an update on key economic developments and policies over the past six months. It examines these economic developments and policies in a longer-term and global context, and assesses ...

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