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Tag: LAC

  • Friday, July 2nd 2021 - 08:04 UTC

    World Bank names new LatAm, Caribbean Chief Economist

    Maloney is happy to be returning to a region that “I have grown to feel is my own.”

    The Washington DC headquarters of the World Bank Thursday announced William Maloney has been appointed as of July 1 as its new Chief Economist for the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Region.

  • Monday, May 14th 2012 - 03:49 UTC

    Latam and Asia-Pacific plan closer; bilateral trade expanding 20% annually

    IDB President Moreno attended the ADB meeting for the first time to mark the growing importance

    Fast-growing trade and investment between the Asia-Pacific area and Latin America and the Caribbean have transformed the two regions into powerful motors for the world economy, with two-way trade hitting 442 billion dollars last year. The time is right to deepen cooperation so as to ensure future growth and prosperity, according to a new study.

  • Thursday, December 29th 2011 - 22:59 UTC

    Turkish economist named World Bank new Vice-President for Latin America

    Tuluy is described as a strong supporter of inclusive policies (Photo El

    Hasan Tuluy, a Turkish national and a strong supporter of inclusive growth, will become the new World Bank Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) as of January 1st, 2012. Mr. Tuluy will oversee the Bank’s lending, knowledge, and poverty-fighting operations in the region, which totalled 9.6 billion dollars in fiscal year 2011.