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Global economic growth seen picking up but risks loom

Mar 7, 2017 - Associated Press Financial Wire

PARIS (AP) - The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is predicting that global economic growth this year will be 3.3 percent and rise to around 3.6 percent in 2018.

However, the international economic agency warned about risks that the "projected modest upturn" could be derailed by a number of factors, including rising protectionism, financial vulnerabilities and uncertainties related to divergent interest rate paths around the world.

In its latest economic outlook,

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