And the UK has become one of the few bright spots in the IMF’s generally gloomy forecast for world growth. Upgrading the UK’s growth forecast to 3.2% by the end of the year, the IMF said that the UK would maintain its position as one of the world’s fastest-growing economies.
Predictably, the Coalition government and its supporters claimed this as success. George Osborne tweeted that the IMF’s upgrade showed his economic plans were working:
IMF upgrades UK growth by more than…
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