Europe to Face Washington Disbelief With Economic Progress Claim

Europe to Face Washington Disbelief With Economic Progress Claim

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European Union (EU) flags fly outside the the European Commission headquarters in Brussels. The euro-zone economy will shrink 0.3 percent in 2013, while the U.S. expands 1.9 percent and Japan grows 1 percent, the European Commission predicted on Feb. 22.