The United States was the fastest-growing major economy in the world last quarter, with gross domestic product growing by 0.7% in the fourth quarter, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The U.K. was second at 0.6%.
The UK economy grew by 1% in 2017, the fastest growth rate in the OECD.
The U.N. Economic and Social Council has called for the U,S.
and EU to increase their spending.