International Bank for Reconstruction and Development love

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Definitions

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  • n. a United Nations agency created to assist developing nations by loans guaranteed by member governments

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  • These included the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development a.k.a. the World Bank, meant to provide aid for European reconstruction; the International Monetary Fund, meant to police and manage a new system of fixed exchange rates; and the International Trade Organization, meant to oversee a new international commercial order based on freer trade.

    How Wars end

  • But the principal means of reducing global poverty resides with three other autonomous parts of the UN system: the World Bank (formally known as the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, or IBRD), which distributes development loans and grants to poor and middle-income nations; the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which works with national governments to stabilize exchange rates and provides loans, advice, and technical assistance to countries recovering from financial crises; and what was for decades called the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and became the World Trade Organization in the midnineties.

    The Great Experiment

  • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development — $5 billion bond issue was priced Wednesday.

    New Securities Issues

  • The “Bretton Woods Institutions”—the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank (the nickname of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development)—were later joined by the World Trade Organization, or WTO (which evolved from the 1948 General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, or GATT).

    THE STORY OF STUFF

  • Directs the President to reduce annual U.S. contributions to the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) based upon Bank amounts provided to entities and projects in Iran.

    Obama Attacks Hillary Over Iran Vote; Camp Hillary Hits Back

  • In 1990 the authorities invited the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) to assist them in the restructuring of 3.5 million ha of agricultural land in the delta and the lower Danube.

    Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, Romania

  • He ended his life bequeathing the world a theory, policies and two international institutions the International Monetary Fund and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development designed to strengthen the foundations of a free economy, so as to make it possible again for people to indulge the hopes with which he had grown up.

    Are we all Keynesians?

  • A different organization -- the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (later called the World Bank) -- was designated to perform that function.

    Congress and the IMF's Power Grab

  • Curated by Felice Batlan, Chicago-Kent Law School, the gallery looks at such topics as "the SEC's role in the creation of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the SEC and USAID, and the development of MOUs."

    Securities and Empire

  • The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development in March sold two-year rand Uridashi bonds at a coupon rate of 9.75%.

    Real, Rand Draw Japanese

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