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Lagarde: weaker global growth complicates development goals

Slowdown in China has more spillover effects in the region than was anticipated, she says

TOUGH TIMES: Downside risks have increased, including from lower commodity prices and realignment of monetary policy, Ms Lagarde said.


DOWNSIDE risks to global growth have increased and the weak economic outlook will make achieving world development goals more difficult than in the past, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.

IMF managing director Christine Lagarde said she hoped...

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