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Raising tariffs on China and other top economic stories of the week

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Margareta Drzeniek-Hanouz
Deputy Head of Social and Economic Agendas, Member of Executive Committee, World Economic Forum Geneva
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A round-up of the most interesting recent stories on economic growth and social inclusion.

Raising tariffs on China without grabbing headlines. (VOX EU)

Banks look to the stars to spot trading mistakes. (Financial Times)

If the world economy is looking so great, why are global policymakers so gloomy? (New York Times)

What bitcoin is really worth may no longer be such a mystery. (Bloomberg Business Weekly)

Cyril Ramaphosa outlines blueprint to revive South Africa economy. South African president plans to create a durable environment for investment and has laid out an ambitious business-centred strategy to resurrect the stuttering economy. (Financial Times)

What the gig economy can learn from the mistakes of microfinance. (Quartz at Work)

Synchronized upswing to power through soft patch. (Bloomberg)

The 21st century will be dominated by the US-China relationship (Financial Times)

Growth set to continue, structural reforms needs. (IMF)

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