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World Bank urges China to cut 2015 growth target to 7%

Focusing on meeting its ambitious 7.5% target into next year will detract from govt's reform plans, it says
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 05:50
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The World Bank's message on employment will appeal to its audience in Beijing, where Communist Party leaders who are wary of social unrest have said having a healthy job market is a top policy priority.

Beijing

CHINA can cut its economic growth target to 7 per cent next year without hurting its labour market, the World Bank said on Wednesday even as it urged Beijing to get rid of rigid growth objectives.

At its thrice-yearly review of the Chinese economy, the World Bank warned