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OECD chief 'bit more optimistic' on upward swing in global growth

Mathias Cormann says multilateral pact on digital taxation would also benefit U.S.

OECD Secretary-General Mathias Cormann speaks to Nikkei Asia in Tokyo on Jan. 23. (Photo by Yuki Kohara) 

TOKYO -- With China lifting its zero-COVID policy, the secretary-general of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is now optimistic about global economic growth.

Mathias Cormann told Nikkei Asia in an interview on Monday that "China is a very significant player in the global economy," though "economic recovery in China also will mean increased global demand for energy."

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