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IMF’s Singh Says China Should Focus on Domestic Consumption

October 13, 2011

Oct. 13 (Bloomberg) -- China should focus on increasing domestic consumption rather than infrastructure spending, said Anoop Singh, the director of the International Monetary Fund’s Asia and Pacific department.

Asian policy makers face a “delicate” balancing act on encouraging growth and controlling inflation, he said at a news conference in Tokyo today.

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