Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, presents the IMF World Economic Outlook ahead of the World Economic Forum annual meeting on Monday in Davos, Switzerland. Photo: AFP

IMF cuts forecast for global economic growth in 2019 amid trade tensions

  • Fund expects global growth this year of 3.5 per cent, down from the 3.7 per cent it forecast for 2019 in October
Topic |   International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, presents the IMF World Economic Outlook ahead of the World Economic Forum annual meeting on Monday in Davos, Switzerland. Photo: AFP
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