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We are active in 160 countries. Join the bank that invests in the things that matter! Four good reasons to measure impact As impact investment grows in size and importance, how do we know it’s working? In 2017 we financed improved facilities for 1. Smaller companies supported by the EIB Group in 2017 employ 3.
The European Investment Bank is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. Do you have 10 minutes to help us improve our navigation menu? Find out more and change cookie settings. With 189 member countries, staff from more 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries. The World Bank Group works in every major area of development. We provide a wide array of financial products and technical assistance, and we help countries share and apply innovative knowledge and solutions to the challenges they face.
We face big challenges to help the world’s poorest people and ensure that everyone sees benefits from economic growth. Data and research help us understand these challenges and set priorities, share knowledge of what works, and measure progress. The Palestinian people face an increasingly uncertain political environment, and an economy that is failing to generate the jobs and incomes that are needed to improve living standards. The fiscal position continues to be a source of risk for the economy. A series of one off receipts in 2016 reduced the size of the fiscal deficit.
However, with a continuing decline in donor budget support, the prospects for 2017 are grim, and the Bank projects a historically high financing gap of close to USD0. Risks surrounding the banking sector remain, but there have been positive recent developments. While the banking sector has been relatively stable, the derisking behavior of the Israeli correspondent banks poses a significant threat. The Palestinian economy can only reach its full potential after a resolution on final status is reached, yet there is much more that can be done now to increase growth and improve the situation of the Palestinian people. Creating a supportive environment for investment in the productive sectors of the economy is critical.