World Bank



Type

Bank / central bank

Location

NW Washington, DC

United States

Location

United States

NW Washington, DC

Type

Bank / central bank


The World Bank [1] (WB) was established in 1944 as a international financial institution which serves the United Nations. The WB offers loans to numerous countries in developing nations around the globe. The main goal of the WB is to reduce poverty in all states, while focusing on international trade and foreign investment.  Photo source: Wikimedia [2] [1] http://www.worldbank.org/ [2] http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/69/World_Bank_building.JPG