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Global Growth Forecast: Holding Steady

Citi analysts expect a moderate but broad based pickup in global growth as structural headwinds recede. However, while a recovery in investment activity and still low interest rates are likely to be supportive of growth, there are risks to the global growth outlook.


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Key Takeaways

Structural headwinds to global growth over past few years are diminishing. The global growth backdrop remains fairly benign. Citi expects the global economy to grow 3.0% and 3.3% in 2017 and 2018 respectively. Risks to Citi's global growth outlook include concerns about a slowdown in Chinese activity, political risks and rising skepticism over US tax reform.

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