China's economy to grow 7.6 pct this year -World Bank

BEIJING, July 8 Tue Jul 8, 2014 5:18am EDT

BEIJING, July 8 (Reuters) - The World Bank expects China's economy to grow 7.6 percent this year before cooling a shade to 7.5 percent next year, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim told reporters on Tuesday.

Kim, who is visiting China, made the above remarks at a media conference in Beijing. (Reporting by Aileen Wang and Koh Gui Qing; Editing by Miral Fahmy)