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Ferguson, Tim
February 2007
Forbes Asia;2/12/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p5
The author focuses on the economic condition of Asia. He states that the weak yen, a result of high construction and low interest rates in Tokyo, Japan, is what is distorting currency and trade flows near and far. He believes subsidized births in Hong Kong is a clarion call for China, which, despite its increasing surpluses and military expenditures, cannot find sufficient funds for social and public services. He claims that India will need productivity to overcome a gathering inflation.


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