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SME Development and Financial Inclusion in the Arab World

February 13, 2019

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have become one of the key instruments to face economic and social problems and achieve development objectives in most industrial and developing countries. SME contributions to employment creation, productivity improvement, and income generation are underutilized in the Arab countries at a time when economic transformation is shifting the onus for productivity from the public sector to the private sector.

Bundesbank’s June Monthly Report published

June 19, 2018

The Bundesbank’s experts anticipate a rise in calendar-adjusted gross domestic product (GDP) of 2.0% in the current year and 1.9% in the coming year. In 2020, it is likely to see an increase of 1.6%. The German economy grew by 2.5% in the previous year.