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China's 2015 Growth Target Difficult to Achieve, Say Analysts

China's economy appears to be slowing further as a private survey on Tuesday showed that manufacturing output contracted again in March, increasing the risks for the government to achieve its growth target of 7 percent this year. Mar 24, 2015

EU nears deal on €315bn plan to tackle drop in investment

EU finance ministers agreed the details of a €315bn (£224bn, $338bn) investment plan on 10 March to help revive the European economy without piling up more debt, and now aim to get the first projects going by the end of the year. Mar 10, 2015