Articles about David Malpass
20 Jul 2021
World Bank deployed $157bn in 15 months to fight COVID-19
In its largest-ever crisis response, the World Bank deployed over $157 billion to fight the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on health, economic and social fronts over the last 15 months.
12 Jun 2020
Coronavirus aftermath: 1.1 billion could become extremely poor, globally
The economic repercussions of coronavirus, which has already taken 423,844 lives globally, are mountainous. Thanks to lockdowns, enforced to break the transmission chain, even the richest countries are staring at oblivion.
03 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: World Bank approves $1bn emergency fund for India
The World Bank on Thursday approved a $1 billion emergency fund for India to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, which has killed over 70 in the country and infected 2,543.
11 Feb 2019
US team reaches China to engage in trade deal talks
US negotiators were in Beijing today for another round of talks on a trade deal with the clock ticking towards a March 1 deadline set by US President Donald Trump.
07 Feb 2019
Donald Trump nominates David Malpass for World Bank President
US President Donald Trump has nominated David Malpass, a vocal critic of the World Bank, to head the international financial institution, sparking concerns that he may seek to reduce the role of the global lender.
16 Jan 2019
Indra Nooyi, former PepsiCo CEO, could head World Bank
Indra K. Nooyi, who led PepsiCo for 12 years before leaving the company in August last year, is being considered for the top post of World Bank, multiple reports claimed.
29 Nov 2018
US demands transparency over Chinese debt on Pakistan
The US is demanding transparency over China's debt on Pakistan, Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs David Malpass told lawmakers during a Congressional hearing, amid concerns that Islamabad is seeking a multibillion-dollar bailout package from IMF to pay back Chinese creditors.
16 Aug 2018
China to send negotiator to US for trade-talks this month
China will send a top negotiator to the United States in late August to resume trade talks, Chinese Commerce Ministry said today, the first public meeting on the subject in weeks as the trade conflict intensifies.