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G20's new growth plans suspiciously long in the tooth
G20's new growth plans suspiciously long in the tooth

SYDNEY (Reuters) - As leaders of the world's 20 most powerful nations congratulate themselves on plans to boost economic growth, a closer look at their 800-plus policy proposals reveals a catalog of measures that are either old, vague or unlikely to be implemented. Australia, the hosts of the Group of 20 meeting, claimed credit for a year-long effort to get members to adopt "extra" reforms that would add $2 trillion to the world economy and create millions of new jobs. Prime Minister Tony Abbott said the plans would make the whole planet "better off". Not everyone shared that prognosis. "Basically it appears to be a collection of wish lists presented from...

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