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  1. IMF reform can fix Sino-US disputes

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... manipulation is against the IMF rules of the game and it's undesirable'. Brad Setser of the Council on Foreign Relations agrees that 'this isn't the time to force the issue'. ... is able to evade the natural controls- and IMF supervision- that ordinary countries have to live with. It was a bad bargain for China, too, because it gave it a huge pile of dollar-denominated ...

  2. IMF official sees mainland as oasis of stability in global turmoil

    Posted Nov 04th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... of the IMF's Asia-Pacific department, said that despite China's own economic slowdown, the country had many ways to shore up its economic growth. Mr Burton said China's export-driven economy had been dragged down by dwindling demand from the United States and Europe, and it could even miss the IMF's forecast of 9.3 per cent growth next year. But the country was still sitting ...

  3. Mainland economy tipped to grow 9pc

    Posted Oct 13th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... cent, saying the economy was one of the drivers leading Asia's economic recovery. The IMF also raised its 2010 GDP growth outlook for China, to 9 per cent from the 8.5 per cent forecast ... Outlook, the IMF also cautioned about the risks of the unprecedented flood of credit Beijing has unleashed to lift the domestic economy. The warning comes as some economists worry that the current ...

  4. The big picture on China's G20 performance

    Posted Apr 06th 2009, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... and agreed to crack down on tax havens and hedge funds, were mixed. China was widely praised for its positive contributions to the enlargement of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) coffers ... of IMF funds, noting that China could have contributed more given that the European Union and Japan each chipped in US$100 billion. As mainland officials have rightly argued, the size of its ...

  5. China winning currency war

    Posted Oct 31st 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... therefore, has demonstrated Washington's weakness. 'The result of the IMF meeting?' Mason asked. 'Little to no pressure was put on the Chinese, giving indication that the United ... the IMF now says capital controls may be justified sometimes. Going nowhere with a direct assault on the yuan, Washington is now trying an indirect or broader approach by resurrecting an old idea ...

  6. The euro wolves are kept at bay, but for how long?

    Posted May 11th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... On the streets of Athens there was an explosion of popular resentment last week against the austerity measures enjoined on the government as the price of EU and IMF bailout measures. There must be some ... their deficits while boosting growth to maintain employment and indeed tax collection. Recent work by former IMF chief economist Kenneth Rogoff and Carmen Reinhart have shown that when the debt ...

  7. So is this euro crisis good or bad for China?

    Posted May 24th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... (HK$7.32 trillion) EU-IMF lifeline. As a result, the optimists say the main consequence of the European crisis for East Asian economies should be to damp down external demand, which should decrease ...

  8. A bumpy ride for Asean-focused investment funds

    Posted Nov 21st 2010, 12:00am by Oliver Jones

    ... to pay for imports than flow into the country, resulting in a higher price for US dollars on the black market than reflected in the official exchange rate. In September, the IMF said ...

  9. Developing a special bond with China

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... the Organisation of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries, oil-producing cartel Opec and numerous other international organisations. The kingdom is also a substantial contributor to the World Bank, the IMF ...

  10. Quality issues pose threat to Sinohydro's global ambitions

    Posted Feb 11th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... prevent the IMF from forgiving US$10 billion of the African nation's debt. The matter was amicably resolved late last year, when the deal was scaled down from US$9 billion to US$6 billion. ...




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