The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised its projection for how much the global economy will grow in 2010.
It now predicts that the worldwide economy will expand by 3.9% this year, up from the 3.1% estimate it published back in October.
The new figure came in the IMF's latest World Economic Outlook report, which said the growth was being led by China.
A separate International Labour Organization (ILO) report said that 27 million people lost their jobs in 2009.
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IMF more upbeat on world economy