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WB sets interim poverty target at 9 percent in 2020

Calling for greater urgency to end extreme poverty, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announced on October 9 that the World Bank has set an interim target to reduce global poverty to 9 percent in 2020, which, if achieved, would mark the first time the rate has fallen into the single-digit level.
Deputy PM meets with WB Vice President Politics

Deputy PM meets with WB Vice President

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has hailed the cooperation given by the World Bank (WB) and its Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) in their efforts to attract and support foreign investors in Vietnam.