World’s second-largest economy grew 6.9 percent in 2015 with further declines expected as global tumult continues.
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- 13 January, 2015 World Bank cuts 2015 forecast for global economy WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Bank, citing stagnation in Europe and Japan and a slowdown in China, downgraded its forecast for the global economy this year. It also reported that world economic growth came in below expectations in 2014.