Global GDP is expected to expand by 3.3 percent in 2010 and 2011, rising to 3.5 percent in 2012.
GDP in the East Asia and Pacific region is expected to grow by 8.7 percent in 2010 and 7.8 percent in 2011.
GDP in Europe and Central Asia is projected at 4.1 percent for 2010, 3 percentage points slower than the region's pre-crisis five-year average.
GDP in Latin America and the Caribbean region is forecast to expand by around 4.3 percent each year from 2010 to 2012, after contracting by an estimated 2.3 percent in 2009.
GDP in the Middle East and North Africa region is projected to grow from 4.0 percent in 2010 to 4.3 percent and 4.5 percent in 2011 and 2012, respectively.
GDP in South Asia is expected to grow an average 7.7 percent from 2010 to 2012, compared with the pre-crisis rate of 9.2 percent in 2007.
GDP in the Sub-Saharan Africa region is expected to grow by 4.5 percent, 5.1 percent and 5.4 percent, respectively, over 2010-2012, up from an estimated 1.6 percent in 2009.
(Source: The World Bank's Global Economic Prospects 2010)