TITLE

Assessing Currency Vulnerabilities

PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Aug2008, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
33160044

 

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