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Jim Yong Kim

Date of Birth: 8/12/1959
Place of Birth: Seoul, South Korea


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Sisi in the city

Sisi also held private meetings with Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, which is currently administering a widely unpopular $12 billion loan and austerity reform programme, and Jim Yong Kim, the head of the World Bank, which has issued loans worth $3...


Korean barbecue down south

The Korean-born World Bank president Jim Yong Kim, who shared a stage at the opening session with Rwanda's Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente and his Moroccan counterpart Saad Eddine al Othmani, was keen to stress that industrial policy was only one of several factors that drove South Korea's economic success...

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Militants turn the screw

The declaration followed remarks by the World Bank President, Jim Yong Kim, that President Muhammadu Buhari had asked the Bank to concentrate on developing northern Nigeria...


Diversification or bust

On the panel, the newly re-elected World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, United Kingdom International Development Secretary Priti Patel (a Thatcherite of Ugandan heritage appointed in July) and French international finance specialist Philippe le Houérou, the Chief Executive Officer of the International Finance Corporation, discussed how the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals could benefit from private finance...


More guns, more secret debts

We hear from those present at meetings with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and senior US officials that this was never on the cards...


Rising hopes, falling revenues

In a sign of the country's growing weight among developing economies, the team was quickly wheeled in to meet IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and Bank President Jim Yong Kim...

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The fire this century

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim pressed the case, along with the International Monetary Fund, to establish a global price for carbon, saying that 73 governments and over 1,000 companies supported the plan...


Big plans for 2014

In December 2013, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, himself of South Korean origin, urged Korean companies to engage with Africa for the sake of their own growth and of Africa's sustainable development...


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