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The World Bank is an international financial institution that provides loans and grants to the governments of low- and middle-income countries for the purpose of pursuing capital projects.

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Why won't China accept losses on loans and want private creditors and multilateral institutions to do the same?

U.S. officials are among those who have criticized China for being unwilling to accept losses on loans unless private-sector creditors and multilateral development banks do the same. Consequently, ...
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What proportion of Chinese lending to Africa is interest-free, according to the World Bank?

I'm trying to figure out if some figures put out by Johns Hopkins CARI (China-Africa Research Initiative) in a WaPo piece include (or don't) the so-called "hidden lending" that China ...
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How can a country (UN or non-UN member) become a member of the World Bank?

There are 193 member countries in the United Nations (UN). Besides these, there are lots of other sovereign countries that are currently not a member of the World Bank. So, How can a country (UN or ...
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