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De inzichten van Ricardo staan nog recht overeind

Vrijhandel is voor vrijwel iedereen voordelig. De meeste landen hebben ooit gebruik gemaakt van invoertarieven. Toch is het een lomp middel, dat onvoorspelbare, negatieve effecten zal hebben. Beleidsmakers weten dit. Dat geeft reden tot hoop.

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Asia-Pacific: can Asia’s convergence story continue? (Engelstalig)

Demographics will provide headwinds in the developed countries of APAC and China, and tailwinds in South Asia. While total factor productivity growth has fallen, the innovation outlook for the APAC region is still relatively favourable.

Landenrapport

Country Report South Korea (Engelstalig)

South Korea’s economic momentum has been improving, as on the back of higher consumption and government spending the economy grew by 0.9% quarter-on-quarter in the third quarter of 2014.

Landenrapport

Country Report South Korea (Engelstalig)

The South Korean government is trying to raise growth both in the short- and long-term. Meanwhile, the external vulnerability of the country and of its banking sector in particular, has decreased. Relations with North Korea remain uncertain and difficult.

Landenrapport

Country Report South Korea (Engelstalig)

Economic growth has accelerated last year, and is expected to rise to 3.4% this year. In the face of tapering, South Korea is confronted with an uncertain external environment. However, so far the impact has been limited.

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Country Report South Korea (Engelstalig)

Supported by government measures, real GDP growth in South Korea has been accelerating. Meanwhile, tensions with North Korea have eased, for now. South Korea’s banking sector remains vulnerable to external liquidity risks and rising household debt.

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Country Report South Korea (Engelstalig)

South Korea’s economic growth has slowed to around 2% in 2012. Presidential elections in 2012 passed smoothly, with Park Guen-hye winning the elections. The situation in North Korea has deteriorated as the regime has performed a third nuclear test.

Landenrapport

South Korea (Country report) (Engelstalig)

South Korea's export oriented economy is weathering the global economic slowdown relatively well, although growth is slowing. Economic policy continues to focus on stability rather than supporting growth.

Landenrapport

South Korea (Country report) (Engelstalig)

The death of North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-il, has increased political uncertainty within North Korea and led to uncertainty for South Korea. Due to monetary tightening and lower external demand, real GDP growth was 3.3% in 2011.