World finance leaders issue sober assessment

World finance leaders issue sober assessment

World finance leaders issue sober assessment

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Associated Press

Posted on April 20, 2013 at 4:01 PM

Updated Sunday, Apr 21 at 11:02 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — World finance leaders meeting in Washington have come out with a somber assessment of the global economy.

They say the recovery remains uneven, and that growth and jobs are in short supply.

The steering committee for the 188-nation International Monetary Fund said in a statement Saturday that decisive action is needed to boost growth.

But the leading world economies are at odds over the best combination of policies to pursue.

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