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External deficits and the dollar

the pit and the pendulum /Ralph C. Bryant, Gerald Holtham, Peter Hooper, editors.

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Published by Brookings Institution Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Balance of trade -- zUnited States.,
  • Balance of payments -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHoltham, Gerald., Bryant, Ralph C., 1938-, Hooper, Peter, 1947-, Brookings Institution.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG3883.U7 E95 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 147 p
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21060232M
    ISBN 10081571145X

      Introduction. The unprecedented capital inflows into the United States since the early s have produced marked shifts in countries' international asset and liability portfolios: in the United States a huge increase in its external liabilities, which are now larger than its external assets; and in the rest of the world very substantial additions to claims on the United States. The United States trade deficit has hit record levels and continues to rise. Is a chronic and widening deficit sustainable or will the dollar crash, perhaps taking the economy with it? If the problem was one of "twin deficits, " why has the external deficit continued to worsen even as the budget deficit .

    Sustainability of the US Current Account Deficit and the Risk of Crisis The large and growing US external deficit and the associated shift into net external debt pose potential problems for the US and world economies. The United States runs the risk that the external imbalance will eventually trigger a .   The Canadian dollar also on the same day had CAD$ per US$1 and CAD$ per £1 to give as it's IMF fixed cross rate. The Chinese Yuan against the US dollar stood at CNY¥ per US$1, and CNY¥ .

    This is a list of the 18 countries and territories with the largest surplus in current account balance (CAB), based on data from est. as listed in the CIA World Factbook. CAB (million US dollars) United Arab Emirates. Top 20 countries with the largest deficit. U.S. trade deficit .   A trade deficit occurs when a nation imports more than it exports. For instance, in the United States exported $ trillion in goods and services while it imported $ trillion, leaving.


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External Deficits and the Dollar, containing papers and research materials generated for a Brookings workshop held early inprovides cogent answers to all these questions. The papers both. Print book: Conference publication: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Examines the U.S.

balance of payments, discusses the causes and effects of our foreign deficit, and looks at the decline of the dollar and the sustainability issue. External Deficits and the Dollar, containing papers and research materials generated for a Brookings workshop held early inprovides cogent answers to all these questions.

The papers both explain the recent history and shed light on policy options for dealing with the deficit and the dollar in the future. External Deficits and the Dollar: the Pit and the Pendulum.

External deficits and the dollar: The pit and the pendulum. Downloadable. In the absence of US fiscal adjustment and a further correction of the dollar, the current account deficit is headed to $ trillion by (8 to percent of GDP) and net US foreign liabilities to over $8 trillion (50 percent of GDP).

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external deficits over was largely driven by an upward shift in Federal fiscal deficits and that lower Federal deficits together with the dollar depreciation played a crucial role in improving external balances during. external deficit, despite a very large effect on the value of the dollar Drops in the value of the dollar coming from other sources than changes in fiscal and monetary policies are estimated.

Financial Implications of the U.S. External Deficit Of all the potential problems associated with the U.S. current account deficit, none has caused more concern than its official estimates, the net book value of U.S. liabilities to foreign countries, including equities, is now about $ billion and is increasing at a rate of over $ billion annually.

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