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Political Risk Insurance's Role in Supporting Private Sector Investment in Fragile States

Fragile states are unable to attract the private sector investment which is needed for economic development in large part because of high levels of political risk faced by investors. Currently, provision and purchase of Political Risk Insurance (PRI) in fragile states is low. Multilateral institutions play a critical role in providing PRI in fragile states where the private market is not able to.

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