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Funes and Zoellick shake hands on three World Bank loans for $230 million

Tuesday, July 20, 2010


The World Bank president, Robert B. Zoellick, and the president of El Salvador, Mauricio Funes, reaffirmed the bank’s support to create job opportunities at a signing ceremony to highlight three loans worth $230 million.
 
El Salvador’s economy is gradually recovering from the impact of the global financial crisis. Economic activity increased by 1 percent in the first quarter of 2010 and consensus forecasts estimate a 1.2 percent growth for 2010.
 
This new financing includes $100 million to support the country’s recovery through sound economic and social policies, the World Bank said.
 
Original source: Finchannel