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Jak se vloudit k SDR

SANTA BARBARA – Zdá se, že kampaň čínské vlády za zařazení jüanu mezi rezervní aktiva Mezinárodního měnového fondu stojí na pokraji úspěchu. Vedení MMF minulý týden oficiálně doporučilo přidat jüan do koše měn, které určují hodnotu jeho takzvaných zvláštních práv čerpání (SDR).

Začlenění jüanu do koše, který v současné době zahrnuje americký dolar, euro, britskou libru a japonský jen, by značně zvýšilo prestiž Číny. A co je důležitější, podpořilo by snahu čínské vlády o internacionalizaci jüanu. Zároveň by to však byla chyba. Rozhodnutí doporučit zařazení jüanu zdaleka nepadlo z dobrých ekonomických důvodů, a proto ho nelze chápat jinak než jako politické. A jeho dlouhodobé důsledky pravděpodobně budou politováníhodné.

Z čistě technického hlediska lze o způsobilosti jüanu k zařazení do koše SDR pochybovat. MMF tradičně trvá na dvou kritériích: země vydávající danou měnu musí patřit k předním světovým exportérům a daná měna musí být „volně použitelná“ – rozsáhle používaná a obchodovaná.

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