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G20 ministers again let China veto meaningful measures to address trade imbalances
Going into the G-20 ministers meeting I pointed out that Chinese ministers would veto any meaningful attempt to adress worldwide trade imbalances. That's exactly what happened this weekend. Here's an analysis from advisorone.com
So China and most of the other emerging economy governments will continue to manipulate their exchange rates and currency reserves to maintain their trade surpluses, so that they keep growing while Europe and North America stagnate. And the spineless leaders of the trade deficit countries will let them.
Comment by interstitial lung disease, 3/8/2012:
Although an accord of sorts was reached by finance ministers of the G20 interstitial lung disease at their meeting in Paris on Saturday, exchange rates and currency reserves, which are truly representative indicators of global economy imbalance, were blocked from inclusion by China
Comment by Tinji i9220, 9/26/2012:
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