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IMF lowers US growth forecast

The US economy will grow by 2 per cent this year and about 2.25 per cent in 2013 amid a “tepid” recovery.

3rd July, 2012

The US economy will grow by 2 per cent this year and about 2.25 per cent in 2013 amid a “tepid” recovery and the European debt crisis, the International Monetary Fund said, lowering its previous projections.

The US economy remains “subject to elevated downside risks, in light of financial strains in the euro area and uncertainty over domestic fiscal plans,” the IMF said in a statement today. In an April report, the IMF forecast US growth...

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