Tag Archives: GDP

Turkey’s Next Challenge: How Bad Can Inflation Get?

How Turkey’s central bank plans to regain market confidence that it will eventually hit its 5% inflation target again remains a mystery.

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Germany Finally Fit for the Euro

German fiscal bliss: Debt to GDP ratio can fall to 60% this year.

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The Russian Military-Industrial Complex by the Numbers

Only the United States sells more arms than Russia.

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China Vs. Europe: Living Standards and Costs

While much of China remains poor, some cities are now on par with EU levels.

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China Vs. The US: The GDP Race

Who leads depends on how it’s measured.

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Trump’s Trade Policy: An Opportunity for Germany

History teaches that everyone suffers from trade wars, but the biggest pain is incurred by those who run the big surpluses once it starts.

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Zuma’s Grand Corruption

South Africa’s clean government activists have prevailed against the former president, but it will take time to undo his damage.

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South Africa’s Economic Troubles Continue

The Zuma era is finally over. What a mess he left behind.

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The Real Reason Why Eastern Europe Wants No Refugees

Despite shrinking populations, Eastern European countries are worried that taking in refugees is socially disruptive while providing no benefit in closing the income gap with Western Europe.

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G20: How Many Countries Really?

The July 7 & 8 2017 G20 summit will represent a fifth of the world’s governments.

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