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BERLIN (AP) — A panel of economic advisers to the German government forecast Wednesday that the country’s economy will grow by 1.9 percent this year, and 1.3 percent in 2017 — a slightly slower rate for next year than previously forecast. The independent German Council of Economic Experts said the forecast 2017 slowdown is primarily […]
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