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While the United States has been fussing at China for gaining an advantage in trade by depressing the value of its currency, other nations — while agreeing about China — are increasingly focused on the falling dollar and concern that the U.S. may be doing the same thing.
China and other emerging powers are offsetting weakness in the United States and Europe and likely will lift the global economy this year and next.
Latvia's center-right government was poised to stay in power Sunday after voters backed its plans to continue painful reforms required by an international bailout program to fix the Baltic country's crippled economy.
The European Commission proposed new penalties for countries that spend themselves into debt in hopes of preventing another crisis like the one that pushed Greece ot the edge of bankruptcy and shook confidence in the euro.
The Romanian government was in an uproar Monday over austerity protests: The interior minister resigned, the opposition demanded the prime minister go as well, and top police officials held emergency talks with the president.
The Greek government is planning no new austerity measures as part of efforts to pull the country out of debt, Prime Minister George Papandreou said Sunday.
The Greek government is planning no new austerity measures as part of efforts to pull the country out of debt and might even exit international supervision earlier than expected, the prime minister said Sunday.
Greek unions are planning protest marches in the northern city of Thessaloniki against the debt-plagued country's harsh austerity program, before Prime Minister George Papandreou's keynote speech on the economy Saturday.
Congressional fulminations (and possibly genuine anger) about China's policy of currency manipulation are mounting steadily, and hearings set for mid-September could produce retaliatory legislation. That's why the two following arguments will start popping up quickly all over official Washington and the media.