Jim Yong Kim
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World Bank President: US default would be 'disaster'

The president of the World Bank has that warned the United States is just "days away from a very dangerous moment" caused by the ongoing partial shutdown of the government.

With the spectre of America defaulting on its debts if agreement is not reached, Jim Yong Kim suggested the world was headed for economic "disaster".

  • 13 Oct 2013
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