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Tapering, a game-changer? (Engelstalig)

The start of tapering in January 2014 is not expected to significantly change our global economic outlook. Nevertheless, it might have negative consequences for the bond markets of vulnerable countries, both in the emerging world and the eurozone.

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Sneller mondiaal economisch herstel: herbalancering en handelsliberalisering

Sinds de crisis richt beleid veelal op lopende rekeningtekortreductie, zonder daarbij in protectionisme te vervallen. Er wordt zelfs over baanbrekende handelsliberalisering onderhandeld die een bescheiden, maar welkome economische impuls kan leveren.

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Outlook 2014 - China: balancing reforms and growth (Engelstalig)

After an ambitious start, China’s new leadership seems to have eased back on its reform drive. Maintaining a sufficiently strong growth rate is still the priority. For 2014, this implies only incremental reforms and a growth rate of around 7¼%.

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The Mexican 1982 debt crisis (Engelstalig)

In August 1982, Mexico was the first of many Latin American countries to default on its sovereign debt. This report covers the main characteristics of the Mexican debt crisis as well as its main causes and triggers.