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IMF warns of slowing growth momentum

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has recommended that China adjust its fiscal policy and implement structural reforms to ensure “balanced, inclusive, and green” growth. Although the IMF projects growth of eight percent this year and 5.6 percent in 2022. But risks that could negatively impact growth would rise. That’s according to the IMF’s recently completed annual performance assessment of China’s economic and financial developments. On government spending, China should ease some of its restraint, the IMF recommends. It suggests measures in the area of social security. Investment in sustainable sectors should also be strengthened over traditional infrastructure spending.

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