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Understanding El Niño

Commodity Markets OutlookOctober 20, 2015 -- World commodity price forecasts are revised downwards for 2015 and 2016 on ample supplies and weak demand, according to the October issue. The report offers special analysis of El Niño and Iran. Read more

Global Macroeconomics

Weekly Brief: The nature of China's involvement in Sub-Saharan Africa... (November 20, 2015) Read more 

Commodity Markets Outlook: Analysis of key commodity markets, prices, and price forecasts (October 2015).

Financial Market Outlook: Analysis of global financial market trends and a forecast of capital flows to developing countries (June 2014).

Global Economic Monitor

Daily Brief: Nov. 23

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GEP Summer 2015

Global Economic Prospects

Developing countries face tough transition in 2015.

Commodity Markets

Commodity Markets

Prices of most commodities, particularly oil, are expected to remain weak, says the latest Commodity Markets Outlook.

Outlook | Website

Global Development Horizons 2013

Global Development Horizons

In a report, the World Bank examines medium- and long-term forces influencing the global economy.

 Report | Web site | Press | Blog

GMR 2015

Monitoring the MDGs

Annual Bank-IMF reports on progress toward the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Global Monitoring Report 2015
Full Report | Web site | Press | Part 1 | Part 2 

Global Monitoring Report 2014
Full Report | Web site | Press | Feature Story 

Migration and Remittances Brief 24

Migration and Remittances

Migration and Remittances Brief 24

Remittances growth to slow sharply in 2015, as Europe and Russia stay weak; pick up expected next year.

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