Assessing Currency Vulnerabilities

August 2008
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Aug2008, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p8
Country Report
The article provides an overview of the economic conditions of South East Asia region. It states that region's currencies remain safely protected by enduring current account surpluses and more-than-adequate foreign exchange reserves. Moreover, it mentions that Malaysia and Singapore, countries belong to the region, are most secure with both retaining double-digit current account surpluses. Further, it notes that the global food and energy prices have pushed inflation across the region.


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