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Davos 2012: Timothy Geithner on key to US growth

27 January 2012 Last updated at 13:05 GMT

The US Treasury Secretary, Timothy Geithner has stressed the importance of new legislation and fiscal reform to stimulate growth in the American economy.

Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, he said global events and domestic investment would determine the rate at which unemployment would fall.