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# World Economy

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EU counter-tariffs on US products including blue jeans, motorbikes and whiskey kicking in on Friday
Cranberries, cranberry juice, orange juice, sweetcorn and peanut butter are among the other food products targeted.
Moving up in the world: Ireland is now the 25th most competitive country
We got high scores for primary education but our macroeconomic environment is dragging us down.
Column: If we work together, global poverty can be abolished by 2030
The recipe to fight world poverty is working, writes Hans Zomer, who says global levels of extreme poverty have already fallen to half what they were 13 years ago thanks to focused efforts by the international community.
World Bank warns of global growth slowdown
It could be worse than 2008.
Markets drop on Greek referendum 'grenade'
Investors react to news that Greece intends to hold a referendum on its latest bailout agreement, despite the unpopularity of the deal.
IMF lowers forecasts for world economic growth
But in its latest World Economic Outlook it has left its projections for Ireland unchanged.
Explainer: Why are the markets in chaos, and should you be worried?
Here’s everything you need to know about today’s worldwide fall on stock exchanges.
Tear gas fired at protesters in Greece as thousands march against austerity measures
Irish people living in Athens have told that violence is being caused by a small minority, and that life there has become very difficult.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…
Greece's credit rating downgrade drags the price of US oil down with it
Oil prices slipped in the wake of concern about a weakening global economy. Analysts expect crude prices to fall over the next few months.
China now world's second-largest economy
Japan beaten into third place. How long can US remain on top?
HSBC profits hit over $11bn
Double the profits of last year.