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World economy needs Trump to build bridges, not burn them: economists

There is a fear of a potential negative impact on global growth if Mr Trump delivers on his election campaign pledge to rewrite the rules of trade in favour of blue-collar Americans.


PRESIDENT-ELECT Donald Trump's big-spending plan to revitalise US infrastructure could be just the ticket to drag the world economy out of its post-crisis torpor, economists say.

But there is a huge caveat, they warn: the plan's benefits would be eroded if Mr Trump executes...

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