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  2. India and the World Bank - Wikipedia

    The World Bank lends around US$27.1 million to India, which makes it the largest country of IBRD support. In September 2018, the World Bank Group began a new partnership with India. The partnership emphasizes an efficient and sustainable growth path and fosters competitiveness to create new job opportunities and investments in human capital.

  3. State Bank of Pakistan - Wikipedia

    The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) (Urdu: بینک دَولتِ پاکِستان) is the central bank of Pakistan.Its constitution, as originally laid down in the State Bank of Pakistan Order 1948, remained basically unchanged until January 1, 1974, when the bank was nationalized and the scope of its functions was considerably enlarged.

  4. Reservation in India - Wikipedia

    Reservation is a system in India that provides scholarship, concession in fees, 49.5 % seats in educational institutions, jobs, and relaxation in qualifying exams, relaxation in age to certain castes. This system continues after almost 70 years of independence.

  5. Construction of the World Trade Center - Wikipedia

    The World Trade Center's planners were concerned that the World Trade Center would be underused, because at the time, less than 3.8% of the United States' gross national product came from international trade, and corporations with a worldwide presence comprised four-fifths of that sector.

  6. Unemployment - Wikipedia

    About 25,000,000 people in the world's 30 richest countries lost their jobs between the end of 2007 and the end of 2010, as the economic downturn pushed most countries into recession. In April 2010, the US unemployment rate was 9.9%, but the government's broader U-6 unemployment rate was 17.1%. [171]

  7. Unemployment in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia

    In 2013, the Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney stated that the Bank would only raise interest rates when the official unemployment rate fell to 7% or under. In the three months leading to April 2014 the official unemployment rate fell to 6.9% [19] but economists suggested it was still too soon to see any upward movement in interest rates.

  8. 2008 Canadian federal election - Wikipedia

    The Atlantic region is to get more than $500,000 for youth jobs and eight cultural organizations. The Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia will receive $81,000. Jack Layton attacked the Conservative Party as bribing the public and doing the same thing they used to complain about the Liberals doing before elections.

  9. Industry in Brazil - Wikipedia

    The drop of about 30 thousand vacancies was concentrated in the state of Rio de Janeiro, which closed around 23 thousand jobs in the same period. From 31.2 thousand employed in 2014, the number dropped to just 8 thousand in 2016. The gross real value of industrial production also fell 71%, from R $6.8 billion in 2014, to R $1.97 billion in 2016.