The 15 countries that we project to grow the slowest over 2013-14 include, not surprisingly, dysfunctional countries with weak leadership and debt-laden countries with limited financial flexibility, but also developed countries that are just too big to grow quickly. [Here they are hyperlinked to a page of information on each country.]
So says Matthew Boesler (www.businessinsider.com) in edited excerpts from his original post*.
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Boesler goes on to say, “We took a look at the IMF’s growth forecasts broken out by country and identified the 15 that are projected to grow the slowest over 2013-2014.” [They are listed below in descending order.]
- Netherlands (Holland)
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