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WTO cites US rates, refugee costs among risks to trade growth

Chinese slowdown already caused the WTO to cut its 2015 forecast for growth in Asian imports to 2.6%


WORLD trade will grow by 2.8 per cent this year and could be pegged back further by a US interest rate rise, China's economic slowdown or Europe's refugee crisis, the World Trade Organization said on Wednesday.

The forecast, revised down from a 3.3 per cent forecast made in...

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