非洲错位的金融雄心

达喀尔——

目前,撒哈拉以南的非洲地区正处于货币联盟的狂想之中。东非,南非和西非的国家都将建立一个货币联盟作为发展重心。我们是否有历史教训可以借鉴呢?

实际上,非洲忽视了过去通过和平手段建立起的货币联盟失败案例。一个共同的货币需要统一集权的货币财政政策。但这都需要各国的政治统一作为前提,而这一般难以实现,这同样也是欧元今年出问题的原因。

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