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World Bank's Jim Kim: global slowdown will harm anti-poverty drive

The president of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, has warned that a slowdown in growth across the developing world is a threat to the organisations’s project of reducing poverty. Kim said a fall in global growth to around 3% this year will make it more difficult to raise the living standards of the 1 billion people who still live in extreme poverty.