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By Mai Nguyen

SINGAPORE, April 10 (Reuters) – Copper on Wednesday eased from a one-week high hit the day before, pressured after the International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecast and as the United States threatened to slap tariffs on hundreds of European goods.

The IMF reduced its forecast for world economic growth this year to 3.3 percent from 3.5 percent previously, citing the U.S.-China trade war and a potentially disorderly British exit from the European Union.

It warned chances of further cuts to the outlook were high.

Meanwhile, the U.S. Trade Representative on Monday proposed slapping tariffs on a list of EU products ranging from large commercial aircraft to dairy products and wine as it kicked off the